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
A biting & phenomenal youth unemployment in Ghana
Ghana Web - 10/9/2014 3:06:20 AM
Yet the youth in these countries including ... this urban unemployment phenomenon is conspicuously worse among the uneducated ones. The statistics indicate very worryingly that the total population projection of the youth aged 15-24 years would increase ...
These are the best and worst countries for young people to find jobs (INFOGRAPHIC)
Global Post - 6/9/2014 2:42:12 PM
The global unemployment rate for people ages 15-24 is 12.6 percent — nearly three times that for people older than 24. To break the numbers down further, here are the countries with the world’s highest and lowest youth unemployment rates: This blog is ...
SA youth unemployment 3rd highest in world
Fin24 - 10/21/2014 4:53:47 AM
Cape Town - South Africa has the third highest unemployment rate in the world for people between the ages of ... have higher unemployment in this age range than SA, the report states. The other two countries in the top 5 of most unemployed youth are ...
'Driven by unemployment, youth in Somalia turned to piracy as a solution'
theguardian.com - 8/20/2014 1:23:58 PM
How would you describe the issue of youth unemployment ... countries to create jobs. Consider Africa where over 70% of the continent's population is under the age of 30 and in the next 40 years, one out of three of the world's population aged 15-24 will ...
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 ...
Michael Cardo plays the man not the ball on youth unemployment
politicsweb.co.za - 10/9/2014 7:19:51 PM
I am yet to be convinced that conclusion that black youths between the ages ... Some countries are worse affected than others. For example Spain's level of unemployment for the under 25 reached 56.1% in 2013. South Africa is no different. The youth ...
Give youth power to boss up their future
Jamaica Gleaner - 10/19/2014 5:24:48 AM
We are living in a data-driven world that affords 100 billion Google searches per month on the Internet, and 175 million Facebook users connected at any given moment. If Facebook were a country ... the ratio of youth-to-adult unemployment stands at ...
United Nations Day Launched In Accra
Ghana Broadcasting Corporation - 10/22/2014 3:19:33 AM
He said people between ages 15 and 25 made up 1.1 billion of the world’s population, and expressed regrets that youth agitations, youth unemployment and violence ... Delivering a statement on behalf of the UN Country Representative, Mr Wolfgang Haas ...
Youth Unemployment in South East Europe: Averting a Lost Generation
The World Bank - 5/26/2014 11:31:13 AM
These dim prospects are reshaping the policy landscape in the SEE6 countries and prompting governments in the region to work with the World Bank Group to begin exploring specific, differentiated policies that can better address youth unemployment.
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 ...
Emerging and Developing Economies Much More Optimistic than Rich Countries about the Future
pewglobal.org - 10/9/2014 6:36:54 PM
Countries that have enjoyed relatively high levels of growth in recent years also register some of the highest levels of confidence in their children’s economic futures. Looking ahead, people in the emerging and developing world see better opportunities ...
Labour Market and Unemployment in Sudan (4)
Sudan Vision - 10/15/2014 7:12:44 PM
Labour market structure, unemployment and youth unemployment problems One stylized fact in the labour market in Sudan is the serious incidence of chronically unemployment crisis - see Table 6 above. Sudan like many other Arab countries not only faces many ...
Youth and longterm unemployment is a test for the developed world to learn to promptly solve future large scale job displacement
Next Big Future - 7/3/2014 11:53:34 PM
Average overall unemployment is about 12% in the EU. This does not count underemployment. Youth unemployment has been over 50% in Spain and Greece since late in 2011 and will soon reach 3 years. In several other EU countries ... aged 15-24, of whom 5.6 ...
The State of Youth Unemployment in South Africa
Brookings - 8/15/2014 1:51:23 PM
 Cross-country comparisons regularly affirm that South Africa’s unemployment rates are among the highest in the world ...  Youth are defined by the International Labor Organization as individuals between the ages of 15 to 24 years.
Crown Prince Haakon: Dignity unites world's youth
CNN - 1/22/2014 9:50:43 PM
Hopefully, by coming together, we will find ideas and solutions that will bring the world forward. In my opinion, one of our challenges is that we are about to lose a whole generation of resources because of the growing unemployment of youth. It is ...