Fifteen Lowest Unemployment Rates by Country, 2011

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The unemployment rate is defined as the level of unemployment  divided by the labor force. The labor force is defined as the number of people employed plus the number unemployed but seeking work.

15) 5.20%:            Australia.

14) 5.10%:            Bangladesh.

13) 4.83%:            Mexico.

12) 4.50%:             Japan.

11) 4.30%:             Austria, China & the UAE.

10) 4.28%:             Taiwan.

9)  4.20%:             Denmark.

8)  4.10%:             Sri Lanka.

7)  3.60%:            Mongolia.

6)  3.30%:            Honk Kong, Malaysia & Norway.

5)  3.10%:            South Korea.

4)  2.90%:            Switzerland.

3)  2.60%:            Vietnam.

2)  2.00%:            Singapore.

1)  0.50%:            Qatar.


Source: Unemployment Rates, List by Country

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