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
The Ticking Time Bomb of Youth Unemployment
Fox Business - 6/16/2015 11:56:02 PM
Global youth unemployment ... according to the 2015 World Economic and Social Outlook report. When it comes to America the Bureau of Labor Statistics reports roughly 12% of those between the ages of 18 and 25 are unemployed. Countries like Spain and ...
Eurozone inflation slips back down, as unemployment stagnates
dalje.com - 6/30/2015 10:32:01 AM
The 19-country bloc is now facing a new economic ... More than 3.1 million people under the age of 25 were among the unemployed, leading to a youth unemployment rate of 22.1 per cent. The lowest overall unemployment rate was again found in Germany at ...
Grexit: There's a good reason the world's going nuts over Greece
Firstpost - 6/29/2015 2:22:16 PM
Greece is a very small country which makes up for less than 0.5 percent of the world's gross domestic product (GDP ... have closed since the start of the year." The unemployment rate among the youth is over 50 percent. In this scenario, austerity measures ...
The 5 keys to managing risk in ‘The Age of Volatility’ [Slideshow]
Property Casualty 360 - 6/30/2015 1:52:27 PM
We’re living in the “Age of Volatility ... from participating countries. What will happen around the world if Greece rejects the terms of its creditors and withdraws from the Eurozone? High global unemployment among youth also is a significant ...
Timor Leste's youth take up skills training to boost employability
Channel News Asia - 6/30/2015 8:37:29 AM
DILI: Timor Leste, Asia’s youngest democracy, is facing youth unemployment ... of Timor Leste's population is below 25 years of age, making it one of the youngest countries in the world. With the unemployment rate standing at 11 per cent, there are ...
Slowing Economy of Indonesia: Rising Youth Unemployment
indonesia-investments.com - 6/22/2015 6:45:17 AM
Both the World Bank and the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) have expressed concern about the high incidence of youth unemployment in Indonesia ... population being below the age of 25, the country has sufficient human ...
Clinton proposing tax credits to encourage youth employment
Keloland - 6/17/2015 3:59:25 AM
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Targeting youth unemployment, Hillary Rodham Clinton plans ... aims to connect with young workers and black young adults. The May unemployment rate for workers age 18 to 34 was 7.8 percent, more than 2 percentage points higher ...
This Is The Terrible State Of Greece's Austerity Economy, And Now Things May Get Even Worse
The Huffington Post - 6/30/2015 4:26:57 AM
Greece's grueling austerity program lies at the heart of disagreements between the ... the second-highest youth unemployment rate in the European Union, just under that of Spain. Latest EU statistics show 49.7 percent of Greeks ages 15 to 24 are unemployed.
Africa: Rising Continent, Hungry Youth
AllAfrica - 6/27/2015 11:57:18 PM
Everyone agrees that the youth are the future of Africa. At fora like the World Economic Forum (WEF ... In fact, the rate of youth unemployment in Sub-Saharan Africa hovers at around 20pc overall, with the continent's two economic powerhouses of South ...
SA youth unemployment 3rd highest in world
Fin24 - 6/26/2015 8:59:32 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.
SA unemployment is the economy’s fault: Zuma
businesstech.co.za - 6/17/2015 7:12:41 AM
The president was speaking at the Tshwane Events Centre to commemorate Youth Day on Tuesday (16 June). A StatsSA report showed that the unemployment ... between the ages of 15 and 24, the rate reportedly moves beyond 50%. The country’s 2015 economic ...
'Driven by unemployment, youth in Somalia turned to piracy as a solution'
theguardian.com - 8/20/2014 1:23:58 PM
In Somalia, almost seven out of 10 young people in the country are unemployed. When you consider that over 70% of the population is under 35, the youth unemployment situation ... one out of three of the world's population aged 15-24 will live in Africa.
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 ...
South Africa's Ticking Time Bomb
US News and World Report - 7/3/2014 2:17:55 AM
The unemployment figures for South Africa's youth are staggering. Officially, youth unemployment (ages ... the best in the world, would be a godsend to South Africa. They believe that more programs between small businesses of our two countries could ...
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.