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
On global inaction over youth unemployment
The Guardian - Nigeria - 11/18/2015 3:41:25 AM
THE worry expressed recently by the World Bank over the alarming rate of unemployment ... This revelation is once again, as always, a timely warning to Nigeria, a country, whose current youth unemployment status stands at 50 per cent amidst a struggling ...
Banking on Arab youth to turn Arab countries around
Globe and Mail - 11/27/2015 11:54:48 PM
Is the Arab world a ... Arab Youth and the Demographic Dividend They Will Bring. She spent several years surveying and interviewing young Arabs in half a dozen countries. She finds plenty of troubles – staggering unemployment, rising religiosity, sexism ...
Sri Lankan Salesians help youth in difficult job market
Catholic News Asia - 11/30/2015 10:43:50 AM
Decades of civil war left young people vulnerable and although the war is now over, unemployment still is a major problem facing the country ... those between 15-24 years of age for the same period is reported to be 21.7 percent. Youth currently comprise ...
Pioneering Barclays and UNICEF Global Youth Employment Programme Leaves Impressive Ongoing Legacy, Says Independent Evaluation Report
CSR Wire - 11/30/2015 4:05:58 PM
LONDON, Nov. 30 /CSRwire/ - Building Young Futures, a partnership programme between UNICEF UK and Barclays, has reached more than 90,000 young people across six countries ... tackle youth unemployment by enabling young people – between the ages of ...
Toronto Tops Youth Opportunity Index
US News and World Report - 11/23/2015 5:33:00 PM
Toronto is the best city in the world for young ... And the unemployment rate of Americans between the ages of 16 and 24 years old was 12.2 percent this past summer, according to the government's most recent youth employment survey. That's fallen ...
We're All Paying for the Unaccountability of So-Called 'Experts' Who Screwed Up the World Economy
Alter Net - 12/1/2015 7:00:45 AM
To see the world ... unemployment of 12 percent (as compared with 6.7 percent in the US); and GDP had fallen in both 2012 and 2013. And in the harder hit countries like Greece and Spain, unemployment had passed 27 and 26 percent, respectively, while youth ...
Malaysia Ranked One Of The Best Countries For Youths, Yet They Are Still Ungrateful
The Malaysian Digest - 11/24/2015 9:46:32 AM
Interestingly enough, in a recently released ranking of the best and the worst countries for youths ... s average of 13.1 percent. World Bank describes youth unemployment as the share of the labour force ages 15-24 without work but who are available ...
Giving Young People the Gift of Hope
The Huffington Post - 11/30/2015 10:00:53 AM
As a result, youth unemployment (ages 15-24) in places like the West Bank, South Africa and Colombia exceeds 20 percent. It is no coincidence that these are also places with some of the highest rates of youth violence in the world. The good news is that ...
MENA must create 100 million jobs by 2020 to meet unemployment numbers
Al Bawaba - 11/22/2015 11:29:07 AM
Shaikh Mohammad stressed that Arab governments were now forced to create 100 million jobs until 2020 in order to meet the alarming unemployment numbers ... the internet and social media, Arab youth between the ages of 15 and 29 could make a difference ...
Cameroonian Youth on Ending Poverty: It’s About Bridging the Skills Gap
The World Bank - 11/19/2015 6:56:29 PM
When recently asked about his views on how to reduce poverty in Cameroon at the World Bank’s End Poverty event, he said with a sad smile: “When I look at the unemployment rate among youth in my country ... under 25 years of age, and each year between ...
9,173 youth unemployed: Labour Force Survey
Kuensel Online - 11/26/2015 6:30:53 AM
Tshewang Dema said the employment scenario in the country has reached ... the national unemployment figure has decreased by 743 from 9,916 in 2013 to 9,173 in 2014. The survey also found that youth (15-24 years) unemployment has decreased from 4,282 ...
Jobless youth raise risk of Indonesia’s ‘demographic bonus’ turning into disaster
THE CONVERSATION - 11/18/2015 6:50:31 PM
The World Bank considers the period when Indonesia will have more people of productive age – between 2010 and 2030 – as the country’s window of opportunity ... Of course, the association of youth unemployment and crime is not causal.
SA youth unemployment 3rd highest in world
Fin24 - 11/25/2015 8:29:35 PM
Cape Town - South Africa has the third highest unemployment rate in the world ... 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. Both have youth unemployment ...
Youth unemployment ‘key challenge in Arab world’
Arab News - 8/16/2015 9:32:06 PM
RIYADH: Youth ... the world. 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 ...
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 ...