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, 2014See also: Unemployment, youth ages 15-24 map
Jamaica ranks 46th on World Youth Index
Jamaica Observer - 10/21/2016 7:12:00 PM
Youth unemployment is a spectre that looms as threateningly in developed countries ... ages, fewer young people will be responsible for supporting greater numbers of older people. The index, which draws on multiple data sources, is published a year after ...
47 countries where young people are living in an unemployment crisis
The Business Insider - 12/3/2015 11:44:42 AM
Since the global financial crisis, high youth unemployment has been a problem across the world. But even though the issue is widespread, the causes and the effects vary greatly within each country ... people in a certain age group are active or ...
Labor > Unemployment, youth male > % of male labor force ages 15-24:
nationmaster.com - 9/29/2016 1:18:42 PM
DEFINITION: Unemployment, youth male (% of male labor force ages 15-24). Youth unemployment refers to the share of the labor force ages 15-24 without work but available for and seeking employment. Definitions of labor force and unemployment differ by country.
Poverty has Fallen in the Maghreb, but Inequality Persists
The World Bank - 10/16/2016 11:57:06 PM
Poverty and unemployment rates in the Maghreb are unevenly distributed across age, gender, and geography—an inequality that a new World ... to tackle youth unemployment. Although the economies of the four Middle East & North Africa (MENA) countries ...
2016 NPP Manifesto Launch: Claims by Dr Bawumia fact-checked, only one entirely true
Modern Ghana - 10/10/2016 5:30:31 PM
From a highly indebted poor country ... to the World Bank, about 48 percent of Ghanaians between the ages of 15-24 are unemployed. Verdict: Completely False Explanation: Generally, the 15-24 age group is the conventional definition of youth. Unemployment ...
Reducing Youth Unemployment in Kenya
World Policy Institute - 10/15/2013 9:50:37 AM
Youth unemployment in Kenya is a ticking time bomb waiting to explode. Today, unemployment in Kenya stands at 40%, and 70% of those unemployed are between the ages of 15 and 35. The World Bank estimates ... and insecurity in the country.
Indonesia Posts Anti-LGBT Advert For Youth Ambassador Role
europe.newsweek.com - 10/12/2016 11:44:33 AM
The country, the most populous Muslim nation in the world ... decrease its youth unemployment. Issued by the Gerakan Nasional Permuda Kreatif (National Creative Youth Movement), the advert is looking to attract candidates between the ages of 20 and ...
Unemployment in Ghana: 48% of Ghanaian youth jobless - World Bank report
pulse.com.gh - 5/12/2016 10:24:08 PM
A new report by the World Bank on unemployment in Ghana has revealed that about 48 percent of Ghanaians between the ages of ... that youth between 15-24 will peak in the coming decade raising concerns about the preparedness of the country’s economy ...
Hunger, Undernourishment Continue To Grip India, As It Ranks Abysmal 97 Out Of 118 Countries In Global Hunger Index
thelogicalindian.com - 10/13/2016 3:53:54 PM
Despite the fact that India runs two of the world’s biggest children ... oh how many of the primary educated youth in the country manages to bag a job. The GDP of the country might grow at 7.6 per cent but unemployment still remains to be an issue ...
Family Planning; About 40,000 women, 241,000 new-born die annually in Nigeria – Expert
World Stage - 10/23/2016 4:17:50 PM
He said family planning could save 44 percent of women of child-bearing age and also prevent 44 percent neo-natal deaths recorded in the country yearly and ... the large youth bulge high youth unemployment make young Nigerians more susceptible for ...
Youth Unemployment in Nigeria: A Situation Analysis
www.brookings.edu - 9/23/2014 10:30:38 PM
Here we explore a number of trends in youth unemployment in Nigeria and discuss various government programs attempting to address the problem. First, in terms of age ... World Bank (2003): Youth Employment Policy in Developing and Transition Countries ...
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 ...
Global youth unemployment is on the rise again
ilo.org - 8/24/2016 8:20:47 PM
Of greater concern is the share and number of young people, often in emerging and developing countries ... per day. Youth are defined as 15-24. Source: World Employment and Social Outlook 2016: Trends for Youth. “The alarming rise in youth unemployment ...
ILO report: Global youth unemployment to rise for first time in three years
World Socialist Web Site - 8/27/2016 7:16:59 AM
The number of unemployed young people worldwide between the ages ... World Employment and Social Outlook report released this week by the International Labour Organization (ILO). The United Nations labor agency estimates that the global youth unemployment ...
48% Ghanaian youth jobless – World Bank
Citi FM Online - 5/12/2016 2:38:50 PM
The World Bank in its latest report on jobs in Ghana has revealed that about 48 percent of the youth in the country, who are between 15-24 years do not have ... 517,394 – are employed; putting unemployment at 1.9%. Among the age groups, the rate ...