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
Breaking the cycle of youth unemployment, poverty
IRIN - 4/13/2014 1:40:57 PM
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 ...
Meeting Africa’s Youth Employment Challenge
The World Bank - 4/11/2014 10:47:21 PM
Solutions need to be country ... and youth. WASHINGTON, April 11, 2014—Every year for about the next 20 years, there will be half a million more 15-year-olds in Sub-Saharan Africa than the year before. While the rest of the world ages, Africa’s ...
Hospitality industry could cut youth unemployment by a quarter
Daily Echo - 4/7/2014 11:56:31 PM
Ufi Ibrahim told the event: “There are very few industries in the world that are going to ... one job offer to somebody within the ages of 16-24’, we’d wipe out one quarter of the youth unemployment in this country just like that.”
Harper government drives up youth unemployment: Goar
The Star - 4/10/2014 11:52:58 PM
Canada’s youth unemployment rate (15-24 years of age, both sexes ... demographics or the 2008-09 recession that affected most of the world. What can be laid at his feet are choices his government made, the policies it implemented and the issues it ...
Citi to Help Unemployed Youth? Oh, the Irony!
The Huffington Post - 4/14/2014 2:58:31 PM
As a result of Citi's misdeeds and those of its peers, the employment rate for Americans between the ages of 16 and 19 went from 45 percent in the year 2002 to 26 percent in 2011, the lowest rate of teenage employment in post-World War II America.
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.
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
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 ...
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.
The Real Crisis: Global Youth Unemployment
The Diplomat - 2/28/2013 8:34:26 PM
The International Labour Organization reports that youth, ages 15 to 24 ... regions of the world. Secretary Kerry has said that developed countries have an obligation-and a strategic interest-in helping solve this unemployment crisis by promoting economic ...
Global youth unemployment: powder keg to explode capitalism?
Workers World - 1/10/2014 1:55:12 AM
Global youth unemployment ... ages of 15 to 24. Eighty-seven percent live in Asia, Africa, Latin America and Eastern Europe. About 30 percent of the world’s youth, or 357 million, are not in school or employed. Of those employed in “developing ...
Sharp Rise in Unemployment from Global Recession
International Monetary Fund - 9/1/2010 11:54:22 PM
Youth (ages 15–24) currently represent one-quarter of the world’s labor force ... and still more to reverse the unemployment caused by the crisis. In addition, developing countries need to grow rapidly to absorb their expanding labor force and to ...
Youth Unemployment: One In Eight Global Youths Will Be Unemployed This Year, Report Says
The Huffington Post - 5/23/2012 1:50:23 PM
That adds up to 75 million jobless youths between the ages of 15 and 24: Six percent more than in 2007. The global youth unemployment ... in wealthy countries spiked 27 percent between 2008 and 2011. Many young people around the world are stuck in ...
New Global Effort Unveiled to Reduce Youth Unemployment Crisis
CSR Wire - 10/7/2010 6:11:01 PM
WASHINGTON, D.C., Oct. 07 /CSRwire/ - /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ - A record high global unemployment rate among today's youth, further exacerbated by the continuing world economic downturn ... the lives of young people ages 15-24 through initiatives designed ...
SA youth unemployment 3rd highest in world
Fin24 - 1/20/2014 9:28:38 AM
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 ...