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The U.S. ranks 10th in unemployment

According to the OECD, in November 2008, the United States had the tenth highest unemployment rate out of twenty-two member nations, up from fourteenth in 2005. Spain had the highest unemployment rate in November 2008.

chart-on-unemployment-nov_dec2008-xls

Note: this ranking has been updated here.

  1. 12 March 2009 at 8:07 pm

    That’s an amazing chart. How did Poland go from 18% unemployment in 2005 all the way down to 6% in December 2008?

    There must be some lessons to be learned there.

  2. Mark
    12 March 2009 at 9:15 pm

    I’m not sure how it happened. I’ll be keeping track of changes in these unemployment rates. Stay tuned!

  1. 10 February 2009 at 6:15 am

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