TBALE-OECD projections for unemployment

May 26 (BestGrowthStock) – Following are projections from the Organisation for
Economic Co-operation and Development’s latest Economic Outlook released on
Wednesday.
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UNEMPLOYMENT RATES

FOURTH QUARTER

2009 2010 2011 2009 2010 2011
Australia 5.5 5.2 4.9 5.6 5.1 4.8
Austria 4.8 4.9 5.0 4.8 5.0 4.9
Belgium 7.9 8.2 8.3 8.0 8.3 8.3
Canada 8.3 7.9 7.2 8.4 7.6 7.0
Chile 9.7 9.4 8.9 9.6 9.0 8.7
Czech Republic 6.7 7.8 7.5 7.4 8.0 7.2
Denmark 5.9 7.2 6.9 7.0 7.2 6.7
Finland 8.3 9.4 9.0 8.8 9.7 8.4
France 9.1 9.8 9.5 9.6 9.7 9.4
Germany 7.4 7.6 8.0 7.4 7.9 7.9
Greece 9.5 12.1 14.3 .. .. ..
Hungary 10.1 11.0 10.5 10.7 10.9 10.2
Iceland 7.2 8.7 8.4 6.7 9.0 8.0
Ireland 11.7 13.7 13.0 12.6 13.7 12.8
Italy 7.8 8.7 8.8 8.3 8.9 8.7
Japan 5.1 4.9 4.7 5.2 4.8 4.7
Korea 3.6 3.6 3.3 3.5 3.4 3.2
Luxembourg 5.7 6.0 5.8 .. .. ..
Mexico 5.5 5.0 4.5 5.6 4.8 4.4
Netherlands 3.4 4.6 4.8 3.9 5.0 4.4
Norway 3.2 3.3 3.6 3.3 3.3 3.7
Poland 8.2 8.9 8.6 8.4 8.9 8.3
Portugal 9.5 10.6 10.4 10.1 10.8 10.3
Slovak Republic 12.1 14.0 13.4 14.1 13.8 13.1
Spain 18.0 19.1 18.2 18.9 18.9 17.7
Sweden 8.3 8.8 8.7 9.0 8.8 8.6
Switzerland 4.4 4.6 4.5 4.6 4.7 4.4
Turkey 13.7 14.9 15.9 .. .. ..
United Kingdom 7.6 8.1 7.9 7.8 8.1 7.7
United States 9.3 9.7 8.9 10.0 9.6 8.4
Euro area 9.4 10.1 10.1 9.8 10.2 9.9
Total OECD 8.1 8.5 8.2 8.5 8.5 8.0
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(Reporting by Vicky Buffery; Editing by Patrick Graham)

TBALE-OECD projections for unemployment