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
Global Youth Unemployment: An Agenda for Substantive Intervention
neurope.eu - 11/16/2015 9:27:23 AM
today’s youth populations are experiencing one of the highest levels of unemployment in history. Nearly half of the world’s 1.2 billion young people between the ages 15-24 are currently unemployed or underemployed. According to a new report published ...
On global inaction over youth unemployment
The Guardian - Nigeria - 11/18/2015 3:41:25 AM
THE worry expressed recently by the World Bank over the alarming rate of unemployment ... This revelation is once again, as always, a timely warning to Nigeria, a country, whose current youth unemployment status stands at 50 per cent amidst a struggling ...
Banking on Arab youth to turn Arab countries around
Globe and Mail - 11/28/2015 11:07:41 AM
Is the Arab world a ... Arab Youth and the Demographic Dividend They Will Bring. She spent several years surveying and interviewing young Arabs in half a dozen countries. She finds plenty of troubles – staggering unemployment, rising religiosity, sexism ...
Toronto Tops Youth Opportunity Index
US News and World Report - 11/23/2015 5:33:00 PM
Toronto is the best city in the world for young ... And the unemployment rate of Americans between the ages of 16 and 24 years old was 12.2 percent this past summer, according to the government's most recent youth employment survey. That's fallen ...
Educated, progressive Muslim youth a reason to be hopeful about Middle East’s future: author
Canada - 11/28/2015 5:38:24 AM
want democratic governments and thirst for better job opportunities in a region that has the highest rate of youth unemployment in the world. The National Post’s Alia Dharssi spoke to her about why she thinks the younger generation will drive change in ...
Malaysia Ranked One Of The Best Countries For Youths, Yet They Are Still Ungrateful
The Malaysian Digest - 11/23/2015 10:23:30 AM
Interestingly enough, in a recently released ranking of the best and the worst countries for youths ... s average of 13.1 percent. World Bank describes youth unemployment as the share of the labour force ages 15-24 without work but who are available ...
Middle East’s youth unemployment expected to surge in coming years
Gulf News - 11/17/2015 3:09:48 PM
With 40 million underunemployed youth ... to the World Economic Forum (WEF). This presents a serious problem for a region where more than half the 369 million inhabitants are under the age of 25. Although the unemployment levels differ across countries ...
MENA must create 100 million jobs by 2020 to meet unemployment numbers
Al Bawaba - 11/22/2015 11:29:07 AM
Shaikh Mohammad stressed that Arab governments were now forced to create 100 million jobs until 2020 in order to meet the alarming unemployment numbers ... the internet and social media, Arab youth between the ages of 15 and 29 could make a difference ...
Cameroonian Youth on Ending Poverty: It’s About Bridging the Skills Gap
The World Bank - 11/19/2015 6:56:29 PM
When recently asked about his views on how to reduce poverty in Cameroon at the World Bank’s End Poverty event, he said with a sad smile: “When I look at the unemployment rate among youth in my country ... under 25 years of age, and each year between ...
Rising Unemployment in the MENA Region a Cause for Worry
Masala - 11/17/2015 9:11:53 AM
The oil exporting and importing countries ... youth unemployment in the world at 27.2 per cent according to the World Economic Forum (WEF). This presents a serious problem for a region where more than half the 369 million inhabitants are under the age ...
9,173 youth unemployed: Labour Force Survey
Kuensel Online - 11/26/2015 6:30:53 AM
Tshewang Dema said the employment scenario in the country has reached ... the national unemployment figure has decreased by 743 from 9,916 in 2013 to 9,173 in 2014. The survey also found that youth (15-24 years) unemployment has decreased from 4,282 ...
Ghana’s youth population to hit 5.3 million by the end of 2015
Citi FM Online - 11/27/2015 2:14:59 PM
So as fertility rates in many parts of the world fall, a country ... youth curse into a blessing. Progressive economic Revolution The demographic dividend is all about the progressive economic revolution that begins with changes in the age structure ...
Jobless youth raise risk of Indonesia’s ‘demographic bonus’ turning into disaster
THE CONVERSATION - 11/18/2015 6:50:31 PM
The World Bank considers the period when Indonesia will have more people of productive age – between 2010 and 2030 – as the country’s window of opportunity ... Of course, the association of youth unemployment and crime is not causal.
SA youth unemployment 3rd highest in world
Fin24 - 11/25/2015 8:29:35 PM
Cape Town - South Africa has the third highest unemployment rate in the world ... unemployment in this age range than SA, the report states. The other two countries in the top 5 of most unemployed youth are Portugal and Italy. Both have youth unemployment ...
Education projects in Egypt and Uganda win 2015 Wise Awards
Euronews - 11/27/2015 4:59:38 PM
This edition of Learning World looks into what they are doing to fill the gaps of stretched education systems. Uganda: training tomorrow’s entrepreneurs Uganda is one of the African countries with the highest rates of youth unemployment and youth poverty.