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
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 ...
The Economist - 4/26/2013 1:18:46 AM
HELDER PEREIRA is a young man with no work and few prospects: a 21-year-old who failed to graduate from high school and lost his job on a building site ... fill civil-service jobs even as companies complain about the shortage of technical skills. The ...
World Bank: Morocco youth unemployment is ‘very serious’
Raw Story - 9/7/2012 9:23:18 PM
The World Bank on Friday described the problem of youth unemployment in Morocco as “very serious ... caused by rising international commodity prices and the growing subsidies bill, notably on food, and some fear that it could rise further.
Youth unemployment the most dangerous force in the world
Troy Media - 9/15/2011 11:55:52 PM
Youth (defined as age 15-24) unemployment rates in Tunisia, Egypt and Libya are estimated to average some 40 per cent. And in Syria, most of those now marching and dying in the protests against President Bashar al-Assad’s regime are unemployed youth.
Youth unemployment could tear Europe apart: IMF
Presstv - 12/11/2013 12:57:44 AM
When unemployment among the youth ... world’s other developed economies. The worsening debt crisis has forced EU governments to adopt harsh austerity measures and tough economic reforms, which have triggered massive demonstrations in many European countries.
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.
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 ... 15 years and 24 years. This age classification is used for international ...
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 ...
Global youth unemployment growing at 73 million
worldbulletin.net - 8/13/2013 8:35:00 AM
The theme of this year's International Youth Day has been declared as "Youth ... current global economic and financial crisis" Ban said. Worldwide, 73 million young people between the ages of 15-24 years are estimated to be unemployed, that's half the ...
International Youth Day: Migration Can Help Tackle Youth Unemployment But Longer-Term Thinking Required
The Huffington Post - 8/12/2013 2:12:38 PM
Worldwide, 73 million young people between the ages of 15-24 years are estimated to be ... family and friends behind and move to another country. Strategic migration not only helps tackle youth unemployment, it can also help address acute ...
Kielburger: Youth pledge to carry on Mandela’s dream
Calgary Herald - 12/12/2013 2:46:54 PM
and one of the highest youth unemployment rates in the world. There are more than 10 million jobless people in the country, half of them are between the ages of 15 and 24. Some estimates put the unemployment rate among township youth at 57 per cent.
Youth unemployment seen as 'scarring' by global group
CNN Money - 7/10/2012 1:14:56 PM
NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- As the jobs crisis ... and much of Europe. It predicts the unemployment rate across those countries will fall no lower than 7.7% by the end of 2013 -- barely an improvement over its current 7.9%. Youth workers, it warned ...
Youth Unemployment Rise Threatens Global Economic Recovery
The Huffington Post - 4/3/2013 8:29:54 PM
meaning potential gains may be evaporating as growing numbers of those in the 15-24 age bracket are left idle. With International Labour Organisation data showing worldwide youth unemployment at 12.7 percent - or 74.6 million people - in 2012 ...
Global youth unemployment trends
thoughtleader.co.za - 5/29/2012 11:58:52 PM
Around the world, many youth are ... 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 fell from 55.9 percent ...
Tanzania’s perplexing youth unemployment crisis
GlobalPost - 10/28/2013 11:54:11 PM
But Tanzania is facing a youth unemployment crisis rivaled by few other nations in the world. In 2012, Tanzania was home to more unemployed 15 to 24-year-olds per capita than 109 other countries ... forced out of school at age 17 because of a positive ...