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
Maldivian Youth “disenfranchised and excluded”, finds World Bank report
Minivan News - 2/17/2015 10:53:44 AM
Physical isolation, thwarted expectations, family breakdown, and gang participation were revealed as major challenges facing 15-24 year olds, while new insights were offered into the country’s large youth unemployment problem. The World Bank recommended ...
Mercy Corps: Injustice, Not Unemployment, a Key Driver of Youth Participation in Violence
WebWire - 2/18/2015 2:27:18 PM
a new three-country report by global humanitarian organization Mercy Corps evaluates key contributors to youth engagement in conflict, finding that experiences of injustice, rather than unemployment or poverty, propel young people to take up arms.
To reduce youth unemployment, cross-sectoral cooperation should be enhanced
Trend - 2/27/2015 6:02:42 AM
They outline important steps for the governments and other key actors from the European Union (EU) and Eastern Partnership countries to be taken in order to reduce youth unemployment ... than 5000 young people between ages from 15 to 29.
The Economist online - 4/26/2013 3:20:28 AM
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 ...
Afghanistan – solving the unemployment crisis
Thomson Reuters Foundation - 2/19/2015 5:17:55 PM
They face fierce competition for jobs, partly because Afghanistan has one of the world’s fastest growing and youngest populations in the world – 40% of the population is aged 15 – 24 years ... between youth unemployment in developing countries ...
Stephen Gordon: Job creation is not very high on Canada’s list of problems
National Post - 2/23/2015 5:27:29 PM
According to both the Bank of Canada and the IMF, the Canadian economy was operating significantly above capacity during 2006-08: world GDP was ... the problem of youth unemployment is likely to solve itself fairly soon: the 15-24 population is falling ...
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.
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Global Youth Unemployment: An Agenda For Substantive Intervention
The Business Journal - 11/20/2014 9:07:32 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 ...