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
Australian youth unemployment reaches “crisis point”
World Socialist Web Site - 3/10/2014 3:44:11 AM
A “snapshot” report on youth unemployment rates across Australia, published last month by the Brotherhood of St Laurence charity group, points to the onset of depression-levels of joblessness among working-class youth. Bringing together ...
South Africa: Finding Solutions to Youth Unemployment Important - Presidency
AllAfrica - 3/1/2014 11:40:09 AM
Speaking at the opening of the Presidential Youth Indaba on Jobs and Skills on Friday, Minister Chabane said that South Africa has one of the highest unemployment rates in the world with about 3.6 million youth between the ages ... of the country's most ...
SA youth unemployment 3rd highest in world
Fin24 - 1/20/2014 9:28:38 AM
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 ...
Reducing Youth Unemployment in Kenya
worldpolicy.org - 10/15/2013 2:51:16 PM
It is unfortunate that government programs established to tackle youth unemployment have been reactive and are not backed with sound policies to ensure sustainability. The dismal performance of youth employment programs established in the past is ...
Global youth unemployment: powder keg to explode capitalism?
Workers World - 1/10/2014 1:55:12 AM
Global youth unemployment/underemployment: myths vs facts The world has ... was started in Tunisia by jobless youth. There, 40 percent of university graduates are unemployed, while 24 percent of nongraduates are unemployed. The same phenomenon has exploded ...
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 Economist - 4/26/2013 11:58:51 PM
HELDER PEREIRA is a young man with no work and ... is probably around 55%. Official figures assembled by the International Labour Organisation say that 75m young people are unemployed, or 6% of all 15- to 24-year-olds. But going by youth inactivity ...
Crown Prince Haakon: Dignity unites world's youth
CNN - 1/22/2014 4:35:45 PM
Norway's Crown Prince Haakon Youth today live in an extreme world regarding diversity, conflict, opportunities and technical means of connecting with others. The global networks of youth are far ahead what established leaders of today had when ...
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 ...
A working solution for the world's youth
theguardian.com - 1/31/2014 4:03:37 PM
Like millions of other young people around the world ... young people – aged 15–24 – were unemployed in 2013, Berar said. "That is 13% of the labour force, three times the amount of adult unemployment." However, youth unemployment is just the ...
Youth Unemployment: One In Eight Global Youths Will Be Unemployed This Year, Report Says
The Huffington Post - 5/23/2012 1:50:23 PM
That adds up to 75 million jobless youths between the ages of 15 and 24: Six percent more than in 2007. The global youth unemployment ... in wealthy countries spiked 27 percent between 2008 and 2011. Many young people around the world are ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...