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
Asuma Banda calls for swift gov't action about unemployment situation
Modern Ghana - 9/25/2016 7:35:41 PM
Business magnate Alhaji Asuma Banda says he is worried about what he describes as a growing unemployment situation ... A recent report by the World Bank shows that about 48 percent of the youth in the country between the ages of 15 and 24 do not have ...
T&T youth unemployment declined in 2015
Trinidad Express Newspapers - 9/13/2016 8:44:11 AM
T&T had the lowest youth (ages 15-24) unemployment rate in the Caribbean. Overall, however, year-on-year in 2015 versus 2014, T&T remained frozen on the human development index (HDI) at 64th in the world, out of 188 countries ranked. “The inspiration for ...
48% unemployment rate in Ghana unacceptable – Akufo-Addo
Ghana Web - 9/12/2016 6:25:12 PM
Youth unemployment represents a serious threat to the stability of the country with the jobless rate ... According to the World Bank about 48% of Ghanaians between the ages of 15-24 yrs are unemployed whiles over 18% of those aged between 25-64 yrs are ...
Tackling youth unemployment
Times of Malta - 9/16/2016 5:05:53 AM
The statistics on youth unemployment (persons aged 15-24 years ... new job opportunities in a number of EU countries. One other contributing factor has been the increasing number of persons who reach retirement age who continue working, either because ...
Youth Joblessness In Ghana Is More Than 48%
ghanastar.com - 9/12/2016 10:54:13 AM
The question naturally arises: why then does the policy conversation on youth unemployment reporting, focus on the age bracket 15-25 years ... If indeed the World Bank used 15-24 years to estimate joblessness at 48%, then surely the actual jobless ...
ILO raises alarm over rising unemployment, poverty rate among working youth
Vanguard - 9/14/2016 11:02:00 PM
INTERNATIONAL Labour Organisation, ILO, has raised alarm over rising global youth unemployment as well as poverty rate ... Youth are defined as 15-24. Source: World Employment and Social Outlook 2016: Trends for Youth . According to ILO, while the ...
47 countries where young people are living in an unemployment crisis
The Business Insider - 12/3/2015 11:44:42 AM
Since the global financial crisis, high youth unemployment has been a problem across the world. But even though the issue is widespread, the causes and the effects vary greatly within each country ... people in a certain age group are active or ...
Labor > Unemployment, youth male > % of male labor force ages 15-24:
nationmaster.com - 9/10/2016 10:02:19 PM
DEFINITION: Unemployment, youth male (% of male labor force ages 15-24). Youth unemployment refers to the share of the labor force ages 15-24 without work but available for and seeking employment. Definitions of labor force and unemployment differ by country.
High youth unemployment in SD worries US ambassador
observer.org.sz - 9/19/2016 1:06:06 AM
... Lisa Peterson has noted with concern the high level of youth unemployment in the country. She said statistics showed that youth unemployment in the 15-24 age range was 42.6 percent in 2014 and was among the highest in the continent. Peterson said ...
Nigerian Youth As Tool For National Development
Leadership - 9/20/2016 2:52:17 AM
Hence, when Nigeria joined her counterparts around the world ... of unemployment has deprived many Nigerian youths access to contributing their quota tonational development. The result of the rising youth unemployment situation in the country has provided ...
Mmegi Online :: Jobs for youth could boost economic growth–World Bank
Mmegi Online - 9/23/2016 4:17:37 PM
Botswana’s youth unemployment ... age and by putting its highest number of people to work through harnessing its most valuable resource -- having an increasing number of youth present in the next three decades,” said Guangzhe Chen, World Bank Group ...
A Generation at Stake: Addressing the Global Youth Unemployment Crisis
The Huffington Post - 8/15/2016 12:03:13 PM
Unemployment -- and the lack of necessary skills for employment, particularly among youth under age 25 -- is one of the issues I hear about most as I speak with world leaders ... This crisis has many roots. In some countries, the reasons are cultural ...
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.