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
Could coding classes help tackle youth unemployment?
weforum.org - 4/25/2016 10:19:50 AM
The International Labour Organization estimates that 73.4 million people aged 15-24 do not have a job (43% of ... market trainings that are necessary to tackle youth unemployment in today’s fast-changing world. Solving developmental challenges by ...
Youth unemployment: Local communities essential for helping young people find work
Smart Company - 4/27/2016 12:16:10 AM
The world of work has become an increasingly difficult environment for young people. Youth unemployment in Australia is persistently higher than for other age groups ... developments occurring around the country.
Saudi Arabia outlines reform plan for oil-addicted economy
Seattle Post Intelligencer - 4/27/2016 1:34:54 AM
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi Arabia unveiled a bold reform plan on Monday aimed at weaning the country ... of youth unemployment and revenues eroded by lower oil prices. The project, which includes plans to float a stake in the world's largest ...
Senegal: E-commerce to fight unemployment
africanews.com - 4/27/2016 7:54:17 AM
Employees in these firms are mostly young innovators under the age of thirty. They sit in front of their ... To overcome this, the authorities of the Ministry of Youth and Employment in the country, plan to set up credit lines to support Senegalese ...
Cameroon fights flooding by turning plastic waste into jobs
Reuters - 4/26/2016 4:20:44 AM
YAOUNDE, Cameroon, April 26 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - R etired Cameroonian footballer Roger Milla is already famous for being the oldest goal scorer - at age 42 - in World ... country's flood-prone political capital while also fighting youth ...
Arab Spring Approval Ratings Have Dropped Among Arab Youth, Study Says
Tunisia Live - 4/22/2016 2:41:05 PM
The youth of Tunisia and its neighbors increasingly disapprove of the changes that have followed the Arab Spring. In 2016, only 24 percent of Tunisians between the ages of ... said that unemployment was the biggest concern facing the Arab world, while ...
Global Youth Unemployment: An Agenda for Substantive Intervention
neurope.eu - 11/16/2015 9:27:23 AM
today’s youth populations are experiencing one of the highest levels of unemployment in history. Nearly half of the world’s 1.2 billion young people between the ages 15-24 are currently unemployed or underemployed. According to a new report published ...
Youth unemployment seen as 'scarring' by global group
CNN Money - 7/10/2012 12:31:59 PM
NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- As the jobs crisis drags on, high unemployment could permanently damage the economic prospects of the ... about 18.6% of youth were neither employed nor in school or training programs across the OECD's 34 countries, the think tank ...
Arabic youth are being driven to join ISIS by unemployment, says poll
Christian Today - 4/12/2016 4:26:00 PM
so much as economic stability in half of the countries surveyed, where long term unemployment is widespread. One in four 15-24-year-olds are unemployed across the Arab world – the highest youth unemployment figure in the world, according to the World ...
This New Platform Will Amplify Voices Affected by Global Youth Unemployment
The Huffington Post - 1/13/2016 1:30:35 AM
We believe the global conversation around youth unemployment ... billion youth -- ages 15-24 -- making up 18 percent of the global population. Youth and children together -- ages 24 and younger -- account for nearly 50 percent of the world's population.
The Economist online - 4/26/2013 5:25:08 PM
A World Bank database compiled from households shows more than 260m young people in developing economies are similarly “inactive”. The Economist calculates ... helped it reduce youth unemployment despite only modest growth. Countries with high youth ...
Youth Unemployment in Nigeria: A Situation Analysis
Brookings - 9/23/2014 4:44:03 AM
Here we explore a number of trends in youth unemployment in Nigeria and discuss various government programs attempting to address the problem. First, in terms of age ... World Bank (2003): Youth Employment Policy in Developing and Transition Countries ...
Global Youth Unemployment: An Agenda For Substantive Intervention
prnewswire.com - 11/20/2014 8:17:25 PM
BOSTON, Nov. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Across the globe, today's youth populations are experiencing one of the highest levels of unemployment in history. Nearly half of the world's 1.2 billion young people between the ages 15-24 are currently unemployed or ...
Global Youth Unemployment Rate Rising Rapidly
mintpressnews.com - 2/8/2015 11:57:30 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 ...
These maps show where the world’s youngest and oldest people live
Global Post - 9/7/2014 11:54:02 PM
What can the median age ... the world today — and that means that many countries have populations younger than ever before. Some believe that this "youth bulge" helps fuel social unrest — particularly when combined with high levels of youth unemployment.