This series of maps shows overall unemployment rates for most of the world's countries from 1991 to 2019, values for 2014 and above are projected. By default the map for 2013 is displayed, you can choose a different year from the
Choose Dataset dropdown.
The data comes from the International Labor Organization. The ILO states the following about these numbers:
Unemployment rates may differ from data published by national sources due to differences in coverage and/or definitions. In particular for 2012 and 2013, unemployment rates were estimated by the ILO in case data published by national sources were not yet available at the point of time at which the Global Employment Trends report was prepared. Source: ILO, Trends Econometric Models, October 2013.
You can see the data value for an individual geographic unit (e .g. country, state, county) by moving the mouse over it.
You can zoom in by clicking on a unit and zoom out by clicking on the same unit or any point on the map outside of units.
Click on the button in the top menu to see the IPython notebook with the code to retrieve and process the data.
Click on the button in the top menu to see the data table used for the maps.
Click on the button to download the currently displayed map as a PNG image.
If you see in the top menu you can choose a color scheme from the drop down displayed on click.
If there is a menu item named
Choose Dataset on the left in the top menu, you can choose different data series to display on the map from that drop down.