Below is a chart showing the current unemployment rates for 36 countries. You might think that most countries around the world have unemployment rates as high as ours here in the US at 9.4%. But the reality is that the US ranks pretty poorly compared to the rest of the world. The Eurozone is at similar levels to the US, but when most of the countries that have a higher unemployment rate than the US are collectively referred to as PIGS, it's not very encouraging.
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