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
Timor Leste's youth take up skills training to boost employability
Channel News Asia - 6/30/2015 8:37:29 AM
DILI: Timor Leste, Asia’s youngest democracy, is facing youth unemployment ... of Timor Leste's population is below 25 years of age, making it one of the youngest countries in the world. With the unemployment rate standing at 11 per cent, there are ...
The World This Week: Greek Crisis Marks End of Debt Era
Fair Observer - 7/5/2015 12:03:19 AM
Greece’s unemployment rate is the highest in Europe at 25.6% and youth ... countries like Greece, the US will never face default. It has the unique luxury of diluting its debt by simply printing more dollars. As the superpower in-charge of the world ...
New approaches to measuring unemployment rate
The Guardian - Nigeria - 7/7/2015 5:51:42 AM
RECENT changes in the parameters for measuring unemployment statistics may have ... given the size of the country and its population within the active workforce age of 15-65 years. Olarewaju said though the NBS agreed with the ILO on the need for a ...
Why 75 million youth are jobless
KhaleejTimes - 7/2/2015 7:26:31 PM
Here’s a quick snapshot: Almost 290 million young people (1/4 of the planet’s youth) are neither working nor studying; half of the world’s population (approximately 3 billion) is under 25 years of age ... we read about countries such as Finland ...
Grexit: There's is a reason why the world going bonkers over Greece
Firstpost - 6/23/2015 4:16:45 PM
Greece is a very small country which makes up for less than 0.5 percent of the world's gross domestic product (GDP ... have closed since the start of the year." The unemployment rate among the youth is over 50 percent. In this scenario, austerity measures ...
Young people should vote for a fairer deal for their older selves
Conservative Home - 6/30/2015 9:52:03 PM
Writing for Cap X, Diana Furchtgott-Roth and Jared Meyer of the Manhattan Institute analyse what is a transatlantic phenomenon: “In Britain the unemployment rate for young people ages 16 to ... stop betraying their youth, both countries need to restore ...
This Is The Terrible State Of Greece's Austerity Economy, And Now Things May Get Even Worse
The Huffington Post - 6/30/2015 4:26:57 AM
Greece's grueling austerity program lies at the heart of disagreements between the ... the second-highest youth unemployment rate in the European Union, just under that of Spain. Latest EU statistics show 49.7 percent of Greeks ages 15 to 24 are unemployed.
Take your values into the world;
Jamaica Observer - 7/5/2015 8:10:05 AM
The UNICEF definition of youth is young adults 15-24, most developing countries extend this definition by a decade, at 15-30/35. The world is changing exponentially ... You see, years before at age 12 while living right here in Highgate, I was baptised ...
Eurozone inflation slips back down, as unemployment stagnates
dalje.com - 6/30/2015 10:32:01 AM
The 19-country bloc is now facing a new economic ... More than 3.1 million people under the age of 25 were among the unemployed, leading to a youth unemployment rate of 22.1 per cent. The lowest overall unemployment rate was again found in Germany at ...
The Economist online - 4/26/2013 5:25:08 PM
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 Rate Rising Rapidly
mintpressnews.com - 2/9/2015 1:40:43 PM
The world ... the 2014 youth unemployment rate was almost three times higher than the overall unemployment rate. The ILO predicts overall unemployment rates “to decline gradually in developed economies” while at the same time “many countries ...
'Driven by unemployment, youth in Somalia turned to piracy as a solution'
theguardian.com - 8/20/2014 1:23:58 PM
In Somalia, almost seven out of 10 young people in the country are unemployed. When you consider that over 70% of the population is under 35, the youth unemployment situation ... one out of three of the world's population aged 15-24 will live in Africa.
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.
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 ...
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 ...