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Unemployed men ootside a soup kitchen in Depression-era Chicago, Illinois, the US, 1931

The unemployment rate is a meisur o the prevalence o unemployment an it is calculatit as a percentage bi dividin the nummer o unemployed individuals bi aw individuals currently in the labour force. During periods o recession, an economy uisually experiences a relatively heich unemployment rate.[1] Accordin tae Internaitional Labour Organisation report, mair nor 200 million fowk globally or 6% o the warld's wirkforce war withoot a job in 2012.[2]

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  1. The Saylor Foundation. "Unemployment Rate." pp. 1 [1] Retrieved 20 June 2012
  2. "Global employment trends 2013" (PDF). International Labour Organization. 21 January 2013.