Definition: This entry gives the percent of the total labor force ages 15-24 unemployed during a specified year.
Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2012See also: Unemployment, youth ages 15-24 map
How companies can help fix the youth unemployment crisis
Global Post - 10/24/2014 4:10:16 PM
NEW YORK— Global youth unemployment rates have hit near historic ... manifests in different ways in various countries. In the United States roughly 16 percent of young people ages 16-24 are unemployed, the World Bank estimates, though certain populations ...
SA youth unemployment 3rd highest in world
Fin24 - 1/19/2014 11:55:58 PM
Cape Town - South Africa has the third highest unemployment rate in the world for people between the ages of ... have higher unemployment in this age range than SA, the report states. The other two countries in the top 5 of most unemployed youth are ...
'Driven by unemployment, youth in Somalia turned to piracy as a solution'
theguardian.com - 8/20/2014 1:23:58 PM
How would you describe the issue of youth unemployment ... countries to create jobs. Consider Africa where over 70% of the continent's population is under the age of 30 and in the next 40 years, one out of three of the world's population aged 15-24 will ...
These are the best and worst countries for young people to find jobs
CNBC - 6/9/2014 12:11:53 PM
and for the countries they live in. The numbers are uncanny: Young people comprise 17 percent of the world's population, and 40 percent of the world's unemployed. The global unemployment rate for people ages 15-24 is 12.6 percent—nearly three times that ...
Give youth power to boss up their future
Jamaica Gleaner - 10/19/2014 5:24:48 AM
We are living in a data-driven world that affords 100 billion Google searches per month on the Internet, and 175 million Facebook users connected at any given moment. If Facebook were a country ... the ratio of youth-to-adult unemployment stands at ...
Youth Unemployment in South East Europe: Averting a Lost Generation
The World Bank - 5/26/2014 11:31:13 AM
These dim prospects are reshaping the policy landscape in the SEE6 countries and prompting governments in the region to work with the World Bank Group to begin exploring specific, differentiated policies that can better address youth unemployment.
United Nations Day Launched In Accra
Ghana Broadcasting Corporation - 10/22/2014 3:19:33 AM
He said people between ages 15 and 25 made up 1.1 billion of the world’s population, and expressed regrets that youth agitations, youth unemployment and violence ... Delivering a statement on behalf of the UN Country Representative, Mr Wolfgang Haas ...
South Africa's Ticking Time Bomb
US News and World Report - 7/3/2014 2:17:55 AM
The unemployment figures for South Africa's youth are staggering. Officially, youth unemployment (ages ... the best in the world, would be a godsend to South Africa. They believe that more programs between small businesses of our two countries could ...
Youth and longterm unemployment is a test for the developed world to learn to promptly solve future large scale job displacement
Next Big Future - 7/3/2014 11:53:34 PM
Average overall unemployment is about 12% in the EU. This does not count underemployment. Youth unemployment has been over 50% in Spain and Greece since late in 2011 and will soon reach 3 years. In several other EU countries ... aged 15-24, of whom 5.6 ...
The State of Youth Unemployment in South Africa
Brookings - 8/15/2014 1:51:23 PM
 Cross-country comparisons regularly affirm that South Africa’s unemployment rates are among the highest in the world ...  Youth are defined by the International Labor Organization as individuals between the ages of 15 to 24 years.
A biting & phenomenal youth unemployment in Ghana
Ghana Web - 10/9/2014 3:06:20 AM
Yet the youth in these countries including ... this urban unemployment phenomenon is conspicuously worse among the uneducated ones. The statistics indicate very worryingly that the total population projection of the youth aged 15-24 years would increase ...
Crown Prince Haakon: Dignity unites world's youth
CNN - 1/22/2014 9:50:43 PM
Hopefully, by coming together, we will find ideas and solutions that will bring the world forward. In my opinion, one of our challenges is that we are about to lose a whole generation of resources because of the growing unemployment of youth. It is ...
As number of youth eligible to serve shrinks to 3 in 10, U.S. Army adapts recruiting strategy
members.jacksonville.com - 10/24/2014 4:14:26 AM
The U.S. Army now says that seven out of 10 young people between the ages of 17 and 24 are ineligible to ... “They are at a higher propensity even in the face of lower unemployment numbers for the youth there is, in the Southeast, a higher propensity ...
Why Brazil's youth turned against the World Cup
The Week Magazine - 6/9/2014 1:01:59 PM
And the young people of Brazil, many of whom have channeled their anger and resistance against the impending World Cup ... of 51.91. Unemployment affects youth disproportionately; across the country, one in every five Brazilians between ages of 18 and ...
Vulnerable youth, Vulnerable World
Kashmir Times - 8/19/2014 9:31:55 PM
Youth-ages 15-24-is a key period of transition when children learn to engage with society and the world of work. In many countries the number of young ... or employed on more precarious contracts. Youth unemployment rates, almost always higher than those ...