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
Armenia grappling with unemployment ‘disease’
Azer News - 7/30/2015 10:46:33 AM
The number of unemployed people is increasing day by day, irrespective of the age, education and capabilities of the people. A high level of unemployment has recently been observed among the educated youth ... World Bank that is conducted in low-income ...
Kenya, U.S. Should Work Together to Address Youth Unemployment
AllAfrica - 7/23/2015 11:55:06 PM
Now we do: youth all over the world ... age. If young people do not have access to wages for several years, this can have a devastating impact on their overall lifetime earnings. Given this global challenge, the summit comes at an opportune time for ...
Youth Unemployment a National Disgrace, Bernie Sanders Says, Calls for Jobs Not Jails
VTDigger - 7/16/2015 8:14:20 PM
today called youth unemployment “a national ... The United States, with 4 percent of the world’s population, has 22 percent of the world’s prisoners. Almost half of black males in the U.S. are arrested by the age of 23, according to the journal ...
South Korea unveils plans to avert youth employment 'cliff'
Economic Times - 7/27/2015 7:36:50 AM
Big companies and public organisations are required by law to set the retirement age at 60 or older from next year whereas ... Big manufacturing companies have been expanding more in countries with cheap labour than in South Korea, while the domestic ...
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 for people between ... higher 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.
The state of the Filipino youth under Aquino
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 7/26/2015 8:35:17 AM
After all, we know that our farmers are advancing in age ... While we see our youth as dynamic potential innovators and leaders in the present-day world of work, surprisingly, they still compose almost half, or 49.1 percent, of the country’s unemployed ...
A workforce of mixed ages
Times of Malta - 7/24/2015 11:53:55 PM
Since the dawn of the industrial age, ensuring a good supply of jobs ... should have led to a rise in youth unemployment. The Maltese data, like those in other countries, again show the exact opposite. While the employment rate of older workers has risen ...
Skill India: PM Modi targets 40 crore skilled workers in India by 2022 but this is hardly enough
Daily News and Analysis - 7/20/2015 6:19:14 AM
The Narendra Modi-led NDA government launched the Skill India programme on July 15, stating his vision of maing India the 'human resource capital' of the world ... the rate of unemployment among the youth at 12.9% in the 18-29 years age group, and 17.5% ...
Seoul promises more jobs for young S Koreans
Today - 7/27/2015 9:27:11 PM
amid concerns about high youth unemployment. Those concerns have been heightened as big companies and public organisations are required by law to set the retirement age at 60 or older from next year, while the number of people in their 20s is due to ...
Spain raises minimum marriage age from 14 to 16 to stop forced unions and sexual exploitation
The Independent - 7/24/2015 3:32:50 PM
Spain became the third country in the world to legalise same-sex marriage in 2005 Very ... with 2,837 such unions involving 2,763 girls. High youth unemployment rates combined with the recession means that more young Spaniards are living with their parents ...
A roundup of recent Michigan newspaper editorials
The Miami Herald - 7/27/2015 1:06:07 PM
Minimum wages are rising around the country, including in Michigan ... this legislation should help alleviate a youth unemployment rate that is more than three times that of workers over age 20. Michigan's teen unemployment rate is 18.4 percent.
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 Rate Rising Rapidly
mintpressnews.com - 2/9/2015 1:40:43 PM
The world ... the 2014 youth unemployment rate was almost three times higher than the overall unemployment rate. The ILO predicts overall unemployment rates “to decline gradually in developed economies” while at the same time “many countries ...
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 are the best and worst countries for young people to find jobs
CNBC - 6/9/2014 12:11:53 PM
and for the countries they live in. The numbers are uncanny: Young people comprise 17 percent of the world's population, and 40 percent of the world's unemployed. The global unemployment rate for people ages 15-24 is 12.6 percent—nearly three times that ...