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
Widespread Youth Unemployment Seen as Worldwide Risk
youthtoday.org - 5/27/2015 5:00:06 AM
“The sheer scale of global youth unemployment today is sobering.” One-fourth of the world’s young people ages 15 to 24 have no productive ... college degrees are unable to find jobs and some countries have more than 50 percent youth unemployment.”
Guyana's youth unemployment at staggering 40 percent
DEMERARAWAVES - 5/21/2015 2:25:34 PM
The only countries in the Region which demonstrate a ratio below the world average are Barbados ... The definition of youth adopted for the study is 15-24 years of age, although the impact of unemployment on those up to age 29 is also analysed.
Why there is high Rate of Youth Unemployment in Puntland, Somalia?
Horseed Media - 5/25/2015 6:38:31 PM
Our country ... youth in to the labor market has broader consequences for the Puntland at large. In Puntland, the youth represent the smallest number of the working-age-population in any working place. Unemployment rate for those between the ages of ...
CDB study proposes multi-pronged thrust to cut high regional youth unemployment
Go Jamaica - 5/21/2015 9:06:26 PM
The definition of youth adopted for the study is 15-24 years of age ... Chief among its findings is that youth unemployment rates in the Caribbean are among the highest in the world at nearly 25% for countries with available statistics.
More Youths Without Studying or Working in OECD Countries
La Prensa Latina - 5/27/2015 8:37:50 PM
It is more difficult for the people at those ages to find a job ... are not even polled all over the country, the organization remarked. Thus, the governments should increase their efforts to face the problem of youth unemployment. Labor deterioration ...
SA youth unemployment 3rd highest in world
Fin24 - 5/26/2015 7:56:05 PM
Cape Town - South Africa has the third highest unemployment rate in the world for people between the ages of 15 to 24 ... The other two countries in the top 5 of most unemployed youth are Portugal and Italy. Both have youth unemployment of more than ...
Sri Lankan Women Stymied by Archaic Job Market
Inter Press Service - 5/28/2015 8:43:49 PM
Marasinghe’s conundrum is not rare in Sri Lanka, despite the country’s purported efforts to achieve targets on gender equality and visible signs of progress on paper. In 2012, the Gender Gap Report produced by the World ... youth in the 15-24 bracket.
Young People at the Centre of Sustainable Development Goals
The Huffington Post - 5/27/2015 1:11:03 AM
During the two days conference that brought together youth leaders and advocates from different countries ... participant. The world today is more youthful than ever before; we have 1.8 billion young people between the ages of 15-24 years .In Africa ...
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 ...
Abenomics and Japanese youth: How are they faring?
Japan Today - 5/27/2015 12:20:56 AM
Suicide in Japan is the leading cause of death among people aged 15-24, the only developed country where this is the case. Accidents are the leading cause of death in most other developed countries, often automobile-related. The youth trend contrasts ...
The Economist online - 4/26/2013 1:54:34 AM
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: An Agenda For Substantive Intervention
Reuters - 11/20/2014 9:14:41 PM
BOSTON, Nov. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Across the globe, 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 ...
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 maps show where the world’s youngest and oldest people live
Global Post - 9/7/2014 11:54:02 PM
Using data from the CIA Factbook, we’ve created the graphics below to show you the median age of every country in the world. There are 1.2 billion people between the ages of 15 and ... combined with high levels of youth unemployment.
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 ...