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
These are the world's oldest and youngest countries
weforum.org - 5/2/2016 4:16:36 PM
Countries need to find ways to ... is already one of the youngest regions in the world and youth unemployment is high. According to a report by African Economic Outlook between 2000-2007, the working-age population in Africa grew at 2.6% annually, creating ...
Meet The CEO Of The $1.1 Billion Startup Reforming Education In The Arab World
Forbes - 4/30/2016 11:28:28 PM
The Middle East is not alone with the high rate of youth unemployment: Individual countries in Eastern ... 50% of men ages 15-24 are looking for work but can’t find it. And in most other places in the world, including the United States, young people ...
JAMAICA: Jobless youths - fixing the dilemma
Entorno Inteligente - 4/30/2016 10:56:51 AM
An issue that has not been at the focus of the youth unemployment debate is the effect of an ageing population. Life expectancy is increasing in most countries ... institutions to the world of work; and (2) the age at which young people enter the labour ...
Protests, rallies mark May Day across world
Asian Age - 5/2/2016 7:12:34 AM
International Workers Day was started in Chicago in 1886 by a union demanding an eight-hour work day and is now celebrated around the world. Workers in France ... In South Korea — also battling soaring youth unemployment — planned labour reforms ...
May Day 2016: Introductory report by David North
World Socialist Web Site - 5/2/2016 6:29:37 AM
But the path to world domination was, as it turned out, strewn with unanticipated difficulties. The invasions of Afghanistan and Iraq, despite initial military successes, have sparked growing resistance. In both countries the United States is caught in a ...
Youth Unemployment: Generation Jobless
Huffington Post UK - 4/28/2016 4:07:01 PM
Despite improvements to the headline labour market figures over the past year, youth unemployment continues to blight the country. The youth unemployment ... been consistently higher than that for older age groups. The problem is obviously systemic.
Youth unemployment: Local communities essential for helping young people find work
Smart Company - 4/27/2016 12:16:10 AM
The world of work has become an increasingly difficult environment for young people. Youth unemployment in Australia is persistently higher than for other age groups ... developments occurring around the country.
6 indicators of India's looming demographic disaster
Rediff India Abroad - 5/2/2016 1:31:57 PM
With fears that India is experiencing jobless growth and skepticism abounding that the country may not be able to cash in on its “demographic bonus”, the world ... Unemployment Survey 2013-14, Ministry of Labour and Employment Underemployment affects ...
Improve education leadership, improve youth unemployment rate
Biz Community - 4/28/2016 8:31:53 PM
The Statistics South Africa's report 'The Social Profile of Youth, 2009-2014' shows that black Africans, between the ages of 25 and 34 ... “Of the 25,000 schools in the country, 20% are world-class while the remaining 80% are ‘failing’ schools.
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 ...
Youth unemployment seen as 'scarring' by global group
CNN Money - 7/10/2012 12:31:59 PM
NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- As the jobs crisis drags on, high unemployment could permanently damage the economic prospects of the ... about 18.6% of youth were neither employed nor in school or training programs across the OECD's 34 countries, the think tank ...
Arab Spring Approval Ratings Have Dropped Among Arab Youth, Study Says
Tunisia Live - 4/22/2016 2:41:05 PM
The youth of Tunisia and its neighbors increasingly disapprove of the changes that have followed the Arab Spring. In 2016, only 24 percent of Tunisians between the ages of ... said that unemployment was the biggest concern facing the Arab world, while ...
The Economist online - 4/26/2013 5:25:08 PM
A World Bank database compiled from households shows more than 260m young people in developing economies are similarly “inactive”. The Economist calculates ... helped it reduce youth unemployment despite only modest growth. Countries with high youth ...
This New Platform Will Amplify Voices Affected by Global Youth Unemployment
The Huffington Post - 1/13/2016 1:30:35 AM
We believe the global conversation around youth unemployment ... billion youth -- ages 15-24 -- making up 18 percent of the global population. Youth and children together -- ages 24 and younger -- account for nearly 50 percent of the world's population.
Global Youth Unemployment Rate Rising Rapidly
mintpressnews.com - 2/8/2015 11:57:30 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 ...