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
Global youth unemployment set to rise, UN warns
Yahoo! - 5/8/2013 6:01:01 PM
Youth unemployment is set to rise around the world, creating a "generation at risk" that faces lower earnings and job prospects years into the future, the United Nations' labour office warns. An estimated 73.4 million people between the ages of 15 and 24 ...
Dire Youth Unemployment Growing Worse
FOXBusiness - 5/10/2013 3:14:00 PM
But that pales in comparison to youth unemployment ... ever recorded for that age group. More than half of Spain’s young workers can’t find a job, and the rate is near 40% in both Italy and Portugal. North African countries such as Morocco ...
UN warns global youth unemployment will continue to rise
Financial Times - 5/7/2013 11:52:57 PM
The jobless rate for young people – defined as those aged between 15 and 24 – has risen from 11.5 per cent of the workforce in that age group in 2007 ... In the past, youth unemployment has in some countries risen quickly during recession, but fallen ...
UN warns of lost generation as youth unemployment climbs
Globe and Mail - 5/8/2013 12:24:34 PM
The jobless rate for young people - defined as those aged between 15 and 24 - has risen from 11.5 per cent of the work force in that age group in 2007 ... In the past, youth unemployment has in some countries risen quickly during recession, but fallen ...
Greek youth unemployment hits 64 per cent
Daily Telegraph - 5/9/2013 5:09:43 PM
Overall unemployment has risen to an all-time high of 27 per cent, data showed on Thursday, while joblessness in the 15-to-24 age group jumped to 64.2 per ... who has studied English literature. The country's economic outlook remains uncertain, despite ...
Correction: Mideast-Young and Hopeless-Glance
Townhall.com - 5/12/2013 10:46:46 AM
In Arab Spring countries, anywhere from 40 to 60 percent of ... the World Bank's lead economist in the region. YOUTH UNEMPLOYMENT (2011, age 15-24, source International Labor Organization) — Worldwide: 12.3 percent — Developed economies ...
Youth Unemployment: A Generation at Risk
THISDAY Live - 5/14/2013 5:22:17 AM
two thirds of working age youth in some developing countries, including Nigeria, are either unemployed or trapped in low-quality jobs. For instance, it is no longer news that the youth unemployment rate in Nigeria is more than double what published figures ...
Unemployment of young people in Latvia was reducing in Q1
The Baltic Course - 5/16/2013 10:42:02 AM
Unemployment of young people is serious problem faced in Latvia, as unemployment among youth ... age group was recorded in Lithuania (24.8%), followed by Estonia (23.1%), and Latvia (22.2%). Unemployment rate of persons aged 15-24 in the Baltic States ...
Capitalism and the crisis facing young people
World Socialist Web Site - 5/13/2013 9:34:00 AM
As with the attack on the working class as a whole, youth all over the world have been hit, including in the advanced capitalist countries ... under the age of 25 is at its lowest rate in four decades, producing a real unemployment rate of ...
High youth unemployment a burden also for the boomer parents that help out
Yahoo! - 5/7/2013 4:36:18 PM
At 14.2 per cent, youth unemployment remains more than twice that of other workers. But that does not tell the entire story. The 15-24 year cohort is the only age group that Statistics Canada calculates is still below the employment level that existed ...
The Global Youth Jobless Crisis: A Tragic Mess That Is Not Getting Any Better
Atlantic Online - 5/9/2013 12:23:23 PM
The youth unemployment rate* among the richest countries is projected to flat ... of "youth" and "unemployment" around the world, but the ILO calculates youth unemployment as the share of 15-24-year olds in the labor force (working/looking for work ...
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 ...
US Facing Worst Youth Employment Rates in Developed World
NewsMax - 5/6/2013 3:18:45 PM
The United States has gone from having the highest share of 25- to-34-year-olds in employment among large wealthy economies, to the lowest. The number of young Americans out of work has jumped over the last 12 years, Labor Department figures show.
UK Youth Unemployment: Striving Against the Odds With Apprenticeship
International Business Times - 5/13/2013 6:20:44 AM
The unemployment rate for those ... for not just for the whole country but for us- the youth of this generation trying to find a career and to make something of our lives. At the age of 25, I am one of the thousands, if not millions, of ...
Zimbabwe: NSSA Should Pay Unemployment Benefits to Youths, Graduates
AllAfrica - 5/9/2013 12:09:04 PM
Many unemployed youths have gone to neighbouring countries in search of better opportunities and would ordinarily welcome an opportunity to work in Zimbabwe. Notwithstanding the foregoing, this column has long-situated an agenda for youth unemployment (see ...