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 economic slowdown threatens gains in youth unemployment
Financial Times - 10/8/2015 8:29:15 PM
Youth unemployment is finally starting to improve a little, and progress must not be allowed to unravel as the global economy slows, the International Labour Organisation has said. There were 73.3m unemployed 15-24-year-olds in the world last year ...
Nigeria: 'Focus On Skills Acquisition to Reduce Unemployment'
AllAfrica - 10/8/2015 8:54:54 AM
To drive down the country's rising youth unemployment figures, Pearson, the world's largest education company ... puts the rate of Nigeria's unemployed between the ages of 15 and 24 at around 13 per cent, but this figure disguises a much higher figure ...
Youth unemployment crisis is ‘far from over’: ILO
CNBC - 10/8/2015 8:50:43 PM
Global youth unemployment rates ... However, some parts of the world are suffering more than others. Most of Europe, Latin America, Sub-Saharan Africa and other developed economies saw a decline in unemployment since 2012; however, rates have risen in ...
Focus on skills acquisition to reduce unemployment’
The Guardian - Nigeria - 10/7/2015 11:19:15 AM
To drive down the country’s rising youth unemployment figures, Pearson, the world’s largest education company ... puts the rate of Nigeria’s unemployed between the ages of 15 and 24 at around 13 per cent, but this figure disguises a much higher ...
A demographic revolution as world ages
ABQJournal - 10/8/2015 7:14:41 AM
Cuba, where there are more deaths than births, will be among the world’s 10 countries with the oldest populations by 2050, according to United Nations figures. Cuba’s population age 60 and ... Latin America’s youth unemployment problems might not ...
IMANI Alert: Youth Employment Prospects & The Educational System Of Ghana
Peacefmonline - 9/25/2015 7:37:15 AM
The World Bank statistics also indicate that about 65 percent of the unemployed in Ghana can be found in the 15-24 years age group. The problem of youth unemployment can be ... s bid to reach the middle-income country status by the year 2020, the Vision ...
Education key to curbing Nigeria’s youth unemployment’
Businessday - 10/5/2015 11:17:27 PM
A call has gone out for a greater focus on skills acquisition in Nigerian schools to reduce the country ... between the ages of 15 and 24 at around 13 percent, stressing that this figure disguises a much higher figure of youth unemployment amongst ...
Peace to the world
The Tribune India - 9/30/2015 7:12:50 PM
Catch them young: Ediola Pashollori As the first female Secretary General of World Assembly ... working with 114 countries and 21 issues related to youth.” Issues, which are unfortunately interconnected. “Education, health, unemployment, they are ...
SA youth unemployment 3rd highest in world
Fin24 - 1/19/2014 11:55:58 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 ...
Mass immigration will save the European Union
The Business Insider - 10/8/2015 5:12:59 AM
Germany is doing exactly what HSBC thinks every country within the EU should be doing: Out of a working age population of 220 million ... Many parts of Europe are still gripped by high unemployment, particularly youth unemployment, and pressure for ...
Our country’s forgotten half
The Express Tribune - 10/5/2015 2:10:26 AM
Attitudes and gender inequality Every year, over 1 million girls are not born due to sex-selective abortions in the world. It is estimated ... and energy shortages and youth unemployment. Female Youth Literacy (aged 15 – 24) is 64% in Pakistan compared ...
World Food Day, October 16 – “Social Protection and Agriculture: Breaking the Cycle of Rural Poverty”
en.starafrica.com - 10/6/2015 9:21:44 PM
ABIDJAN, Côte d'Ivoire, 06 October 2015 / PRN Africa / — Established in 1979, World Food Day is a day of ... manage economic and social risks, such as unemployment, exclusion, sickness, disability and old age. Agricultural development has a huge ...
Demographics are shaping the world’s economies, and migrants help
CITY A.M. - 10/1/2015 8:34:34 AM
There just aren’t enough working age people in the country ... some fear pockets of unemployment among the young is creating a disenfranchised generation. “One of the big geopolitical risks is the disaffected youth,” Moore says.
Independence: Struggles Of Nigeria, 16 Other African Countries @ 55
Leadership - 10/4/2015 6:50:47 AM
However, more than half a century after the rush to independence, nearly all of these Africa countries remain amongst the world’s poorest countries, and suffer from high rates of illiteracy and disease, insecurity and youth unemployment. But there are ...
Global poverty: This is how to REALLY reduce it
CNN - 10/5/2015 6:16:48 PM
A decade ago, the Gini coefficient (the standard measure of income inequality) was greater across the world's countries-- think of the "North ... South Africa's youth unemployment is estimated at almost 50%, with many no longer even looking for work.