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
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 ...
Dire Youth Unemployment Growing Worse
FOXBusiness - 5/10/2013 3:14:00 PM
The story behind the story of high global unemployment in the wake of the recent financial crisis and ensuing worldwide ... reported the youth unemployment rate climbed above 60% in February, the highest rate ever recorded for that age group.
Germany Works to Ease High Youth Unemployment
New York Times - 5/22/2013 11:56:38 PM
Wolfgang Schäuble, the German finance minister, and Vítor Gaspar, his counterpart in Portugal, announced a plan on Wednesday to use the German state development bank to help set up a financial institution to assist Portuguese under age 25 in ...
Italy Ponders Radical ‘Job Sharing’ Scheme To Improve Youth Unemployment
Economy Watch - 5/22/2013 5:19:57 AM
in the latest idea to bring down youth unemployment in the country, which has hit 38.4 percent despite possessing the most educated generation in its history. The intergenerational "staffetta" – which is also the word for relay race in Italian - is among ...
Global youth unemployment on the rise – report
newvision.co.ug - 5/19/2013 11:53:02 PM
The world has recorded the highest unprecedented increase in youth unemployment in the past three years, the latest UN report has disclosed. Although youth unemployment rate has always exceeded that of other age groups, the report says it climaxed in 2009 ...
Soaring youth unemployment
DAWN Group - 5/20/2013 3:13:28 AM
The agency says it expects the youth unemployment rate worldwide to hit 12.8 per cent by 2018, up from the current rate of 12.4 per cent ... The official youth unemployment rate in the United States is 16.2 per cent, considerably more than twice the ...
UN warns global youth unemployment will continue to rise
Financial Times - 5/8/2013 9:54:15 AM
The UN agency said in a report released on Wednesday that it expected the worldwide ... in that age group in 2007 as the economic downturn took its toll. The ILO said the youth jobs crisis was worse than the data suggested because long-term unemployment ...
Riots in Sweden: the Nordic Welfare Myth?
CNBC - 5/22/2013 2:02:30 PM
With growth rates above the European average and unemployment below EU levels, Sweden's economy is often regarded as something of a beacon. Although the export-oriented country has been hit by the slowdown in the euro zone, domestic demand has remained ...
Austerity and youth unemployment: Europe’s vicious cycle
Lebanon Daily Star - 5/21/2013 10:03:18 PM
For, in towns and cities across the eurozone, a staggering number of youth are joining the jobless ... even once the unemployment rate starts to abate, enticing those who left back to their country of origin won’t be easy. “There has always been ...
The Global Youth Jobless Crisis: A Tragic Mess That Is Not Getting Any Better
Atlantic Online - 5/9/2013 12:23:23 PM
The youth unemployment rate* among the richest countries is projected to flat ... of "youth" and "unemployment" around the world, but the ILO calculates youth unemployment as the share of 15-24-year olds in the labor force (working/looking for work ...
Global Youth Unemployment: a ticking timebomb
The Guardian - 3/27/2013 11:34:10 AM
In South Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa ... The number of young people in the world is at an all-time high, at around 1.2 billion, and within the next decade a further one billion people will come of working age. Young people are the next ...
Global youth unemployment set to rise, UN warns
Yahoo! - 5/8/2013 6:01:01 PM
Youth unemployment is set to rise around the world, creating a "generation at risk" that faces lower earnings and job prospects years into the future, the United Nations' labour office warns. An estimated 73.4 million people between the ages of 15 and 24 ...
The High Cost of Youth Unemployment
Center for American Progress - 4/5/2013 3:19:43 PM
While others have slowly returned to work, the unemployment rate for Americans ages ... Youth unemployment in the United States is high relative to European countries with more youth-friendly labor markets While advanced economies around the world are ...
The World's Unemployed Youth: Revolution in the Air?
The Huffington Post - 10/15/2011 8:35:38 PM
A common thread to the revolutions in Tunisia and Egypt and protests elsewhere in the Middle East and north Africa is the soul-crushing high rate of youth unemployment ... of people in the world are under the age of 30 and a whopping 27% ...
Capitalism and the crisis facing young people
World Socialist Web Site - 5/13/2013 9:34:00 AM
As with the attack on the working class as a whole, youth all over the world have been hit, including in the advanced capitalist countries ... under the age of 25 is at its lowest rate in four decades, producing a real unemployment rate of ...