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
Youth Innovation Fund 2015: Empowering young people to translate ideas into jobs
The World Bank - 9/4/2015 7:07:53 PM
Youth unemployment affects 73 million youth around the world. Each year the World Bank Group Youth Innovation ... investors and change makers in their own countries. In turn, youth employment also motivates governments and the private sector to focus ...
Zimbabwe: Zim's Youth Unemployment Crisis
AllAfrica - 9/4/2015 7:33:32 AM
When Zimbabweans took up arms to liberate the country from British colonial ... as predicted by the World Bank and Ministry of Finance. But economic growth only will not solve the problem of youth unemployment. The government will need to create specific ...
Developing youth entrepreneurship in Morocco
Al JAZEERA - 8/29/2015 2:50:08 PM
These are all seductive terms that have been touted by everyone from private sector leaders to politicians as panaceas to a wide range of problems plaguing the world ... many other countries in the region, the high levels of youth unemployment in ...
Who are the Global Shapers?
The Huffington Post - 9/3/2015 2:48:23 AM
All 452 Global Shapers gather with Community Managers from around the world for this "family" photo - Courtesy of the Geneva Hub Recently 452 brilliant young people from 452 cities representing 169 countries ... With youth unemployment at an unprecedented ...
Leveraging e-commerce for solving youth unemployment
News24 - 8/24/2015 9:55:25 AM
As the world commemorates the International Youth Day, we are reminded that youth unemployment remains a foundation evil ... there are other estimates that by 2030 the number of Nigerians of working age (15 to 64) is also expected to be 50 percent higher ...
Ahead of Greek election, Syriza's 'lost generation' deserts Tsipras
Reuters - 9/4/2015 11:01:07 AM
A fractured election result could spell more turmoil for a country battered by recession and high unemployment, and risks derailing ... with more than half of those aged 15-24 out of work, the highest proportion in Europe. Many live at home, supported ...
Unemployment and cycle of poverty
Businessday - 8/31/2015 11:51:48 PM
Unemployment ... policy on youth employment and skills acquisition that is not yielding positive results in one year needs to be reviewed immediately. The era of “no alternative” to policies is gone forever as we live in a dynamic world.
Youth unemployment ‘key challenge in Arab world’
Arab News - 8/16/2015 9:32:06 PM
Rates of unemployment among youths are three times the rates existing among other age groups, the report said. The rate of unemployment grew substantially in the aftermath of the world economic crisis in a number of countries in the world, leading to the ...
The Common (Wealth) of Youth
Open Democracy - 8/28/2015 9:43:31 AM
However, effective youth participation is marred by several challenges, including unemployment ... of developing countries—in fact, it is home to nearly a third of the world’s population, of which more than 60% are under 30 years of age.
Business, labour leaders ask G20 nations to stimulate growth
Economic Times - 9/4/2015 2:50:11 PM
In a joint B20-L20 declaration, the two groupings of the international business community and labour leaders of the G20 nations said the governments must determinedly tackle youth unemployment ... the world, which include India and US among other countries.
Saudi- Youth unemployment 'key challenge in Arab world'
MENAFN - 8/17/2015 9:20:46 AM
(MENAFN - Arab News) RIYADH: Youth ... of unemployment among youths are three times the rates existing among other age groups the report said. The rate of unemployment grew substantially in the aftermath of the world economic crisis in a number of ...
Tough Competition? A Whopping 75,000 Indians Apply For 30 Govt Peon Posts!
IndiaTimes - 8/26/2015 11:57:44 PM
Government jobs still remain the most sought-after in the country. However, the unemployment figures beg for ... social issue where more than 20% of Indian youth - between the age bracket of 15-24 - remains jobless. This translates into nearly 4.7 crore ...
The Economist online - 4/26/2013 5:25:08 PM
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 ...
95% Of Nigerians Laud PMB’s Anti-Corruption Campaign – Poll
Leadership - 9/2/2015 9:59:04 AM
This support by Nigerians cut across gender, age and geographical divides of the respondents ... This comes as no surprise considering the high rate of youth unemployment and underemployment in the country, which currently stands at 26.5 percent for ...
IMF’s Lagarde to Indonesian youth: Lead the change
Rappler - 9/1/2015 8:20:02 AM
Additionally, with advanced economies like the United States recovering, emerging economies like Indonesia must learn to be more resilient, which the country ... youth can “shake the world” only if the government does its job by decreasing unemployment ...