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
Youth unemployment seen as 'scarring' by global group
CNN Money - 7/10/2012 12:17:40 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 (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 ...
Reducing Youth Unemployment in Kenya
World Policy Institute - 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 online - 4/26/2013 5:25:08 PM
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 ...
'Driven by unemployment, youth in Somalia turned to piracy as a solution'
theguardian.com - 8/20/2014 1:23:58 PM
How would you describe the issue of youth unemployment ... countries to create jobs. Consider Africa where over 70% of the continent's population is under the age of 30 and in the next 40 years, one out of three of the world's population aged 15-24 will ...
Breaking the cycle of youth unemployment, poverty
IRIN - 9/18/2014 9:46:27 PM
Worldwide, an estimated 73 million youths - defined as those between the ages of 15 and ... on social inclusion, the World Bank considers youth unemployment to be a form of social exclusion, particularly in developing countries: it hinders and degrades ...
These are the best and worst countries for young people to find jobs
CNBC - 6/9/2014 4:15:16 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 ...
Area youth unemployment still a concern
Fort Wayne Business Weekly - 9/12/2014 12:10:46 AM
Many more teens ages 16-19 are looking for work ... For that reason, “the lower the youth unemployment rate is and the greater the youth employment participation rate is, the better the world is going to be,” Bohanon said. “Kids will have more ...
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.
Worldwide youth unemployment nearly equal to entire U.S. population
Economic Collapse News - 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 falling faster in Britain than anywhere in the G7, minister Esther McVey boasts at summit in Australia
Daily Mail - 9/9/2014 7:09:30 AM
The Department for Work and Pensions pointed to figures which show that in the first three months of 2014, youth unemployment fell faster in the UK than any G7 country ... where the number of 15-24 year olds out of work fell by 10.15 per cent.
Global youth unemployment: powder keg to explode capitalism?
Workers World - 1/10/2014 1:55:12 AM
Global youth unemployment ... ages of 15 to 24. Eighty-seven percent live in Asia, Africa, Latin America and Eastern Europe. About 30 percent of the world’s youth, or 357 million, are not in school or employed. Of those employed in “developing ...
Sharp Rise in Unemployment from Global Recession
International Monetary Fund - 9/1/2010 11:54:22 PM
Youth (ages 15–24) currently represent one-quarter of the world’s labor force ... and still more to reverse the unemployment caused by the crisis. In addition, developing countries need to grow rapidly to absorb their expanding labor force and to ...
SA youth unemployment 3rd highest in world
Fin24 - 9/19/2014 5:27:34 PM
Cape Town - South Africa has the third highest unemployment rate in the world for people between the ages of ... have higher unemployment in this age range than SA, the report states. The other two countries in the top 5 of most unemployed youth are ...
Youth Unemployment in South East Europe: Averting a Lost Generation
The World Bank - 5/26/2014 11:31:13 AM
These dim prospects are reshaping the policy landscape in the SEE6 countries and prompting governments in the region to work with the World Bank Group to begin exploring specific, differentiated policies that can better address youth unemployment.