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What parts of the world are seeing the weakest performance in their jobs markets? Here is a ranking of major countries posting the highest unemployment rates over the past month:

1.
South Africa
27.6 %
Q1
2.
Greece
18.5 %
FEB
3.
Spain
14.7 %
Q1
4.
Turkey
13.6 %
FEB
5.
Brazil
12.7 %
MAR
6.
Italy
10.2 %
MAR
7.
Croatia
8.6 %
APR
8.
Finland
8.0 %
APR
9.
Eurozone
7.7 %
MAR
10.
Austria
7.3 %
APR
Time (et)
Economic Indicator
Period
Actual
Forecast
Previous
Country
Friday ,May.24
00:30
All Industry Activity Index (M-o-M)
MAR
-0.4 %
 
-0.2 %
Japan
03:00
PPI (M-o-M)
APR
0.6 %
 
-0.2 %
Spain
03:00
PPI (Y-o-Y)
APR
2.3 %
 
2.4 %
Spain
04:30
Retail Sales (M-o-M)
APR
0.0 %
 
1.2 (R) %
UK
04:30
Retail Sales (Y-o-Y)
APR
5.2 %
 
6.7 %
UK
08:30
Durable Goods Orders (M-o-M)
APR
-2.1 %
 
1.7 (R) %
United States
08:30
Durable Goods Orders Ex. Transportation (M-o-M)
APR
0.0 %
 
-0.5 (R) %
United States
Saturday ,May.25
08:30
Initial Jobless Claims
MAY 25
 
 
211 K
United States
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