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
Ghana’s election 2016: The role of the youth in promoting peace
Ghana Web - 11/28/2016 2:13:25 AM
Ghana just like most countries in Sub Saharan Africa is currently ... two main parties is clear evidence of this fear). The World Bank in a 2016 report clearly highlights youth unemployment (age 15-24) to be at an alarming rate of 48% and this a major ...
Arab youth largest in number but face exclusion - UNDP report
egyptindependent.com - 11/30/2016 1:52:33 PM
In countries undergoing political transition, youth show more interest in politics relative to older-age groups ... youth unemployment, according to the report. Unemployment among youth in the Arab region is the highest among world regions.
Youth job seekers hardest hit in Alberta's rising unemployment numbers
Calgary Herald - 12/2/2016 4:53:18 AM
With Calgary’s jobless figures hitting another high in November, those taking the brunt of the tough times in the province are youth, say numbers released Friday. Two years into the oil price slump, Calgary’s unemployment ... in the 15-24 age group ...
Towards an Inclusive Economy: Harnessing the power of the youth
World Stage - 12/5/2016 11:23:27 AM
Youth between the ages of 15 to 34 especially have poor job prospects and low employment rates. The unemployment rate was highest for those within the ages of 15-24; 24.0 percent in ... money in circulation around the country, yet the cost of everyday ...
Ten Commonwealth countries in Africa pledge reforms to support youth entrepreneurship
Press Release Point - 11/25/2016 10:41:02 PM
Government officials from 10 Commonwealth countries ... Global Youth Development Index and Report, high levels of youth unemployment are significantly hampering the developmental prospects of the 265 million young people between the ages of 15 and 29 ...
HIV Prevalence in Guyana highest among youths between the ages of 15 – 24
newssourcegy.com - 12/2/2016 3:23:14 PM
And with Guyana’s youths being more at risk, Minister Norton disclosed that Government will be examining the possibility of introducing HIV/AIDS counseling and testing services in secondary schools across the country. Focus on youth in the area of health ...
Countries With the Most Generous Welfare Programs
Yahoo Finance - 11/30/2016 11:07:54 AM
After expanding faster in recent years than almost every other country, the German economy is the third largest in the world with a GDP of $3.8 trillion. Germany’s per capita GDP of $46,347 is ninth largest in the OECD. Old-age and health expenditures ...
S’pore ‘much better placed’ than other countries to tackle economic challenges
Today - 12/4/2016 1:04:51 PM
SINGAPORE — Despite the uncertain external environment and domestic economic challenges, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said on Sunday (Dec 4) that Singapore is in a much better situation compared to other developed countries given its low unemployment ...
3/4 Million Argentine Youth Don't Study, Work or Look for Jobs
teleSUR - 12/3/2016 11:57:27 PM
Unemployment is affecting women more because of the high rate of youth pregnancies in Argentina, which is higher than most countries of the world. Marginalized youth in Argentina — 60 percent of the total — are more at risk of working in the informal ...
SD needs to create at least 250 000 jobs - World Bank
observer.org.sz - 12/7/2016 1:19:47 AM
A study conducted by the World Bank said the country currently suffers from a double digit unemployment ... age and by putting its highest number of people to work through harnessing its most valuable resource, having an increasing number of youth present ...
After the Italian ‘no’ and the Brexit, Germans must decide which Europe they want
europeansting.com - 12/5/2016 11:55:04 PM
In the northern EU countries they invariably appear as extreme ... The 18 to 34 years of age group voted by 81% ‘no’ for a good reason. Youth unemployment is around 40% nationwide and more than 50% in Rome and southwards. This is the outcome of six ...
Karani Nyamu Impact of ICT on the Youth
techmoran.com - 12/5/2016 1:46:37 PM
According to Karani Nyamu, youth population is increasing explosively particularly in developing countries ... to participate in a world in which work and other activities can be accessed to varied technologies. ICT has led to unemployment since with ...
Equality and the economy: Why the Arab world should employ more women
www.brookings.edu - 12/7/2016 6:34:45 AM
Increasing salaries, raising retirement ages across the Arab world, enhancing maternity benefits ... in Jordan and Egypt in 2011 and 2012, while unemployment rates for the most educated women in these two countries exceeded 60 percent and 40 percent ...
Namibia comes out top of all African countries featured in Global Entrepreneurship Index
EIN News Desk World News Report - 11/28/2016 7:57:00 AM
The Ashish J Thakkar Global Entrepreneurship Index of 85 countries ... around the world Inaugural index features special ‘Focus on Africa’ section, with a deeper look at ‘women in the workplace’ and ‘youth unemployment' Singapore has topped ...
World Bank urges Swaziland to create more jobs
APAnews - 12/7/2016 3:38:47 PM
“A study conducted by the World Bank said the country currently suffers from a double digit unemployment rate and government therefore, needs to put in place policies that would create employment, especially for the youth,” states the Swazi Observer on ...