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
'Trainee jobs could end youth unemployment'
The Local - 4/14/2015 12:31:58 PM
As the Swedish government announces plans to put millions of kronor towards creating thousands of trainee jobs by 2017, leading businessman Carl Bennet proposes a German-style programme to eliminate the country's endemic youth unemployment for this week's ...
Turkey’s unemployment rate highest in 5 years
Today's Zaman - 4/16/2015 9:30:38 AM
In the same period, the non-agricultural unemployment rate rose by 1.3 percent to reach 13.4 percent, while the youth unemployment rate (age 15-24) soared by 2.3 percent ... Monetary Fund's (IMF) latest World Economic Outlook (WEO) report, released on ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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.
Tribes battle high teen suicide rates on native American reservations
The Christian Science Monitor - 4/12/2015 11:54:23 PM
Among native Americans ages 15 ... American youth under 18 live in poverty, according to the NCAI Policy Research Center. Meanwhile, unemployment among native Americans is almost double that of the rest of the population, US News & World Report reported.
Global Youth Unemployment: An Agenda For Substantive Intervention
Reuters - 11/20/2014 9:14:41 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 ...
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 ...
Worldwide youth unemployment nearly equal to entire U.S. population
Economic Collapse News - 4/29/2013 9:53:36 PM
Economic Collapse News has reported on the staggering unemployment ... with their youth unemployment rate reaching 57.2 percent. Now it has been reported by Economist that the total number of unemployed youth ages 15 – 24 in developed countries is ...
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 ...
SA youth unemployment 3rd highest in world
Fin24 - 4/15/2015 7:54:36 PM
Cape Town - South Africa has the third highest unemployment rate in the world for people between the ages of 15 to 24 ... The other two countries in the top 5 of most unemployed youth are Portugal and Italy. Both have youth unemployment of more than ...
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.
UN Predicts Rise in World Unemployment
Voice of America - 1/19/2015 8:03:32 PM
In “World Employment and Social ... between the ages of 15 and 24, who are three times more likely to be unemployed than adults, the labor organization’s report said. In 2014, youth unemployment was almost 13 percent. ILO research chief Raymond Torres ...