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
'Youth unemployment is an international security issue'
theguardian.com - 8/20/2014 1:16:49 PM
How would you describe youth unemployment in the developing world? From our work in African countries I'm aware that almost 70% ... In Africa, there are about 200m people between 15-24 that are unemployed and we know this number is going to increase.
Vulnerable youth, Vulnerable World
Kashmir Times - 8/19/2014 5:57:10 PM
Youth-ages 15-24-is a key period of transition when children learn to engage with society and the world of work. In many countries the number of young ... or employed on more precarious contracts. Youth unemployment rates, almost always higher than those ...
The African Youth Movement for Social and Economic Prosperity
The Huffington Post - 8/14/2014 8:33:26 PM
according to the World Bank. Youth would typically play a significant role in driving economic growth, but they face a bigger threat: unemployment. African Economic Outlook estimates that more 20% of youth ages 15-24 lack any form of formal employment with ...
The State of Youth Unemployment in South Africa
Brookings - 8/15/2014 1:51:23 PM
 Cross-country comparisons regularly affirm that South Africa’s unemployment rates are among the highest in the world ...  Youth are defined by the International Labor Organization as individuals between the ages of 15 to 24 years.
Ghana: Youth Unemployment From Different Lenses - As Gov't Launches Gh¢10m Enterprise Fund
AllAfrica - 8/13/2014 11:55:03 PM
The World Bank country statistics for youth unemployment in Ghana states that 65 percent of ... social intervention programme to support all Ghanaians who fall within the ages of 15 and 35." He emphasized that there is no government in the world that ...
National Job Summit And the Unemployment Crisis
Spy Ghana - 8/18/2014 9:01:29 AM
Africa’s unemployment statistics ... Developing countries, like Ghana, face major challenges regarding the quality of work available to her young people. In Ghana majority of the teeming youth between the ages of 19-35 are unemployed or underemployed.
The Geopolitics of Youth Unemployment
geopoliticalmonitor.com - 8/18/2014 6:12:41 PM
It’s not only Arab Spring countries that are facing the problem of youth unemployment. Just about every quantitative measure available indicates that youth unemployment is a big problem all over the world ... youths (aged 15-24) worldwide.
Over 30% of young Jordanians unemployed -- report
Zawya - 8/12/2014 11:53:15 AM
AMMAN -- The rate of youth unemployment in Jordan is one of the highest in the world and there should be ... 1.4 million Jordanians were between the ages of 15 and 24 in 2013, constituting 21.6 per cent of the country's population. The economic ...
Breaking the cycle of youth unemployment, poverty
IRIN - 8/19/2014 5:18:24 AM
Worldwide, an estimated 73 million youths - defined as those between the ages of 15 and ... on social inclusion, the World Bank considers youth unemployment to be a form of social exclusion, particularly in developing countries: it hinders and degrades ...
These are the best and worst countries for young people to find jobs (INFOGRAPHIC)
Global Post - 6/9/2014 2:42:12 PM
The global unemployment rate for people ages 15-24 is 12.6 percent — nearly three times that for people older than 24. To break the numbers down further, here are the countries with the world’s highest and lowest youth unemployment rates: This blog is ...
Reducing Youth Unemployment in Kenya
World Policy Institute - 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.
These are the best and worst countries for young people to find jobs
CNBC - 6/9/2014 4:08:06 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 ...
Youth unemployment seen as 'scarring' by global group
CNN Money - 7/10/2012 12:17:40 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 ...
Worldwide youth unemployment nearly equal to entire U.S. population
Economic Collapse News - 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 ...
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 ... comprises young people between the ages of 15 and 34 years.