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
Times of Malta - 12/6/2013 6:04:18 AM
There was a headline last week that one can only describe as frightening. It read, ‘Eurozone youth unemployment reaches record high of 24.4%’. In October there were just under 3.6 million under-25s who were jobless, an increase of 15,000 ...
Worldwide youth unemployment nearly equal to entire U.S. population
economiccollapsenews.com - 4/29/2013 9:53:36 PM
Economic Collapse News has reported on the staggering unemployment ... with their youth unemployment rate reaching 57.2 percent. Now it has been reported by Economist that the total number of unemployed youth ages 15 – 24 in developed countries is ...
Reducing Youth Unemployment in Kenya
worldpolicy.org - 10/15/2013 2:51:16 PM
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.
Youth unemployment the most dangerous force in the world
Troy Media - 9/15/2011 11:55:52 PM
16, 2011/Troy Media/ – What is the most dangerous force in the world? Answers that ... a third long-time dictator. In each country, unemployed, angry youth were the driving force. Youth (defined as age 15-24) unemployment rates in Tunisia, Egypt and ...
SA youth unemployment among highest in world
MSN - 8/29/2012 11:57:08 PM
SA’s youth unemployment rate of 50.5% places the country at the top of a list of emerging market countries. In 2010‚ SA’s youth unemployment rate of 50.5% (15–24 years ... 15 years and 24 years. This age classification is used for international ...
World Bank: Morocco youth unemployment is ‘very serious’
Raw Story - 9/7/2012 9:23:18 PM
The World Bank on Friday described the problem of youth unemployment in Morocco as “very serious,” with similarities to other countries in the region where youth-led protests brought about regime change. “It is a very serious problem,” Inger ...
The Economist - 4/26/2013 2:51:50 AM
Youth unemployment ... in stagnant ones where unemployment comes in long bouts—as in the swathe of countries around the Mediterranean. Spain, France, Italy and Greece have some of the highest youth joblessness in the rich world. Morocco, Egypt and ...
Global youth unemployment growing at 73 million
worldbulletin.net - 8/13/2013 8:35:00 AM
The theme of this year's International Youth Day has been declared as "Youth ... current global economic and financial crisis" Ban said. Worldwide, 73 million young people between the ages of 15-24 years are estimated to be unemployed, that's half the ...
Report on youth employment-unemployment scenario 2012-13 released
Times of India - 12/2/2013 12:28:26 PM
The world's biggest ... employment and unemployment scenario in the country. According to the report Labour Force Participation Rate (LFPR) is estimated to be 31.2%, 47.3% and 39.5% respectively among age groups 15-24, 18-29 and 15-29 under ...
Youth Unemployment Rise Threatens Global Economic Recovery
The Huffington Post - 4/3/2013 8:29:54 PM
meaning potential gains may be evaporating as growing numbers of those in the 15-24 age bracket are left idle. With International Labour Organisation data showing worldwide youth unemployment at 12.7 percent - or 74.6 million people - in 2012 ...
Youth unemployment seen as 'scarring' by global group
CNN Money - 7/10/2012 1:14:56 PM
NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- As the jobs crisis drags on, high unemployment could permanently damage the economic prospects of the ... 18.6% of youth were neither employed nor in school or training programs across the OECD's 34 countries, the think ...
Global youth unemployment trends
thoughtleader.co.za - 5/29/2012 11:58:52 PM
Around the world, many youth are ... of all unemployed are below the age of 35. Youth unemployment rates fell dramatically between 2002 and 2008. Based on a 2010 Labour Force Survey, the unemployment rate for 15–24 year olds fell from 55.9 percent ...
International Youth Day: Migration Can Help Tackle Youth Unemployment But Longer-Term Thinking Required
The Huffington Post - 8/12/2013 2:12:38 PM
International Youth ... Strategic migration not only helps tackle youth unemployment, it can also help address acute global talent shortages. ManpowerGroup conducts annual research in 42 countries and our 2013 study found that more than one ...
Youth Unemployment Surges World-Wide
Wall Street Journal - 4/14/2010 7:02:16 PM
But rising youth unemployment is not just an American problem, points out a report from the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development. Across the 30 OECD countries, there are nearly 15 million unemployed workers aged 15-24 — four ...
Tanzania’s perplexing youth unemployment crisis
GlobalPost - 10/28/2013 11:54:11 PM
DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania — By almost any measure, job prospects for young people in this East African nation should be bountiful. Tanzania ranks among the world’s 30 fastest growing economies and spends a higher percentage of its GDP on education than ...