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
Reducing Youth Unemployment in Kenya
worldpolicy.org - 10/15/2013 2:51:16 PM
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.
The Economist - 4/26/2013 5:25:08 PM
If the figures did not include young women in countries where they are rarely ... lasting for around 20 years, is common. The scarring seems to worsen fast with the length of joblessness and is handed down to the next generation, too.
SA youth unemployment among highest in world
MSN - 8/29/2012 11:57:08 PM
SA’s youth unemployment rate of 50.5% places the country at the top of a list of emerging market countries. In 2010‚ SA’s youth unemployment rate of 50.5% (15–24 years ... comprises young people between the ages of 15 and 34 years.
Youth unemployment seen as 'scarring' by global group
CNN Money - 7/10/2012 1:14:56 PM
NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- As the jobs crisis drags on, high unemployment could permanently damage the economic prospects of the ... 18.6% of youth were neither employed nor in school or training programs across the OECD's 34 countries, the think ...
The Real Crisis: Global Youth Unemployment
thediplomat.com - 2/28/2013 8:34:26 PM
The International Labour Organization reports that youth, ages 15 to 24 ... regions of the world. Secretary Kerry has said that developed countries have an obligation-and a strategic interest-in helping solve this unemployment crisis by promoting economic ...
UK Youth Unemployment Is Third Worst In OECD, Finds New Report
Huffington Post UK - 1/29/2013 10:47:14 AM
The UK has the one of the worst levels for youth unemployment in the developed world, with just Spain and Greece experiencing higher levels in the OECD. In addition, the UK has experienced the fastest rise in youth unemployment of any country in the G8 ...
Worldwide youth unemployment nearly equal to entire U.S. population
economiccollapsenews.com - 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 ...
Youth Unemployment: One In Eight Global Youths Will Be Unemployed This Year, Report Says
The Huffington Post - 5/23/2012 1:50:23 PM
The youth unemployment rate ... ILO. Around the world, a generation is coming of age and finding nowhere to work. Globally, one in eight young people will be unemployed this year, according to a recent report by the International Labour ...
Youth Unemployment Surges World-Wide
Wall Street Journal - 4/14/2010 7:02:16 PM
But rising youth unemployment is not just an American problem, points out a report from the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development. Across the 30 OECD countries, there are nearly 15 million unemployed workers aged 15-24 — four ...
Global youth unemployment trends
thoughtleader.co.za - 5/29/2012 11:58:52 PM
Around the world ... by youth in our country. About two thirds of all unemployed are below the age of 35. Youth unemployment rates fell dramatically between 2002 and 2008. Based on a 2010 Labour Force Survey, the unemployment rate for 15–24 year olds ...
Unemployment Plagues Young People Around The World
The Huffington Post - 10/8/2013 2:42:16 AM
In many countries, youth employment is understood ... Pope Francis recently declared that youth unemployment amounts to "one of the most serious evils that afflicts the world these days," putting it alongside "the loneliness of the old."
Youth unemployment the most dangerous force in the world
Troy Media - 9/15/2011 11:55:52 PM
16, 2011/Troy Media/ – What is the most dangerous force in the world? Answers that ... a third long-time dictator. In each country, unemployed, angry youth were the driving force. Youth (defined as age 15-24) unemployment rates in Tunisia, Egypt and ...
Relentlessly high youth unemployment is a global time bomb
theguardian.com - 7/10/2013 8:10:54 AM
In the US and countries around the world, relentlessly high youth unemployment threatens the futures of individuals and the broader economy. Youth, between the ages of 15 and 24, make up 17% of the global population but 40% of the unemployed, a figure that ...
Youth Struggling due to Unemployment in Southeast Europe
austriantribune.com - 10/22/2013 9:35:09 AM
It is especially among people between the ages of 15-24. A high-level policy dialogue ... The highlight of the conference was high rate of youth unemployment in Southeast Europe compared to other countries in the world. Dusan, a student at the University ...
The global youth unemployment crisis
CNN - 3/9/2012 10:14:30 PM
There is nothing new in youth-led protest; but since the 2008-2009 global financial crisis, youth unemployment levels have remained persistently high across the world. Especially in countries facing ... youth between the ages of 15 to 24 faced ...