The US Unemployment rate is even worse than you think relative to other countries
These unemployment data are available here.
But the problem is that even these bad numbers for the US understate how bad things are because we have a lot more people just completely leaving the labor force. Only the Netherlands has as big of a drop in the percent of the population employed between 2009 and 2010 as we do, and no one has as big of a drop as we do between 2008 and 2010.
This data is available here.