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At one point she told him to ask about the unemployment figures instead. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It is not correct that shops tend to open in areas of unemployment. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The scale of youth unemployment is staggering and shaming. Times, Sunday Times (2017)That happens either through lower wages and higher unemployment or higher inflation. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Bookmakers have tended to open new betting shops in areas of high unemployment. Times, Sunday Times (2016)High youth unemployment also helped provoke mass demonstrations. Times, Sunday Times (2016)But inflation and unemployment are set to soar. The Sun (2016)And if you do not, then young people face unemployment and the hopelessness it brings. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Its focus has been on poverty, unemployment, education and health. The Sun (2016)The claimant count for August also showed the number of people on unemployment benefit rising by 2,400. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The minimum wage simply forces them into unemployment. Times, Sunday Times (2007)They all claim benefits so should all be included in the unemployment figure. The Sun (2012)Young people who experience unemployment on leaving school have their own difficulties to cope with. Introduction to Social Administration in Britain (1990)Unemployment in this area is very high. Basic Marketing. Principles and Practice (1986)There is also a caveat to the unemployment numbers. Times, Sunday Times (2006)High youth unemployment and a sense of alienation appear to have fuelled and prolonged the violence. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Unemployment and inflation are the two most important variables affecting households. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Nearly a third of its citizens live below the poverty line and unemployment is soaring. Times, Sunday Times (2010) Total unemployment is forecast to continue rising to a peak of three million next year. Times, Sunday Times (2009)But it predicted recovery will be slow and rising unemployment will force property values down. The Sun (2009)The benefit to unemployment figures was transitory. Times, Sunday Times (2011)There is so much unemployment in the area. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Governments heading for elections normally hope for the lowest possible unemployment numbers. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The job of the central banks is to manage demand and stabilise inflation and unemployment. Times, Sunday Times (2007)When people talk about unemployment figures we have to remember that these are real people and real lives. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Rising unemployment has also forced many more homeowners into mortgage difficulties as they struggle to meet their monthly repayments. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The benefits of this style of planning can look rather superficial in the face of high unemployment and persistent poverty. Remaking Planning: the politics of urban change in the Thatcher years (1989)Unemployment in the country recently hit 11%. Times, Sunday Times (2008)In some parts of the country there is 30-40 per cent unemployment. A Channel of Peace (1993)In the following decade inflation soared, the currency collapsed and the country had mass unemployment. Times, Sunday Times (2007)It is only a small straw in the wind but youth unemployment has dropped below 50%. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Unemployment figures this week will dampen optimism, though they will lag the upturn. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The number of people claiming unemployment benefit declined in November. Times, Sunday Times (2010) Unemployment is 2.3 per cent, just above the national average. Times, Sunday Times (2008) Total unemployment has climbed by more than 20,000 since February. Times, Sunday Times (2008)
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Translations for 'unemployment'
British English: unemployment /ˌʌnɪmˈplɔɪmənt/ NOUN
Unemployment is the fact that people who want jobs cannot get them.
Unemployment is so damaging both to individuals and to communities.
- American English: unemployment
- Arabic: بِطَالَة
- Brazilian Portuguese: desemprego
- Chinese: 失业
- Croatian: nezaposlenost
- Czech: nezaměstnanost
- Danish: arbejdsløshed
- Dutch: werkloosheid
- European Spanish: desempleo
- Finnish: työttömyys
- French: chômage
- German: Arbeitslosigkeit
- Greek: ανεργία
- Italian: disoccupazione
- Japanese: 失業
- Korean: 실직
- Norwegian: arbeidsløshet
- Polish: bezrobocie
- European Portuguese: desemprego
- Romanian: șomaj
- Russian: безработица
- Spanish: desempleo
- Swedish: arbetslöshet
- Thai: การว่างงาน
- Turkish: işsizlik
- Ukrainian: безробіття
- Vietnamese: tình trạng thất nghiệp
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