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
Timor Leste's youth take up skills training to boost employability
Channel News Asia - 6/30/2015 8:37:29 AM
DILI: Timor Leste, Asia’s youngest democracy, is facing youth unemployment ... of Timor Leste's population is below 25 years of age, making it one of the youngest countries in the world. With the unemployment rate standing at 11 per cent, there are ...
Why 75 million youth are jobless
KhaleejTimes - 7/2/2015 7:26:31 PM
Here’s a quick snapshot: Almost 290 million young people (1/4 of the planet’s youth) are neither working nor studying; half of the world’s population (approximately 3 billion) is under 25 years of age ... we read about countries such as Finland ...
Slowing Economy of Indonesia: Rising Youth Unemployment
indonesia-investments.com - 6/22/2015 6:45:17 AM
Both the World Bank and the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) have expressed concern about the high incidence of youth unemployment in Indonesia ... population being below the age of 25, the country has sufficient human ...
Young people should vote for a fairer deal for their older selves
Conservative Home - 6/30/2015 9:52:03 PM
Writing for Cap X, Diana Furchtgott-Roth and Jared Meyer of the Manhattan Institute analyse what is a transatlantic phenomenon: “In Britain the unemployment rate for young people ages 16 to ... stop betraying their youth, both countries need to restore ...
This Is The Terrible State Of Greece's Austerity Economy, And Now Things May Get Even Worse
The Huffington Post - 6/30/2015 4:26:57 AM
Greece's grueling austerity program lies at the heart of disagreements between the ... the second-highest youth unemployment rate in the European Union, just under that of Spain. Latest EU statistics show 49.7 percent of Greeks ages 15 to 24 are unemployed.
Zimbabwe: De-Industrialisation - Country's Economic Crisis Demystified
AllAfrica - 7/4/2015 10:27:16 AM
The growing disturbing scenes in the capital Harare's central business district and in other urban centres elsewhere across the country where millions of unemployed men and women of all ages who have ... rising youth unemployment, a liquidity crunch ...
Grexit: There's a good reason the world's going nuts over Greece
Firstpost - 6/29/2015 2:22:16 PM
Greece is a very small country which makes up for less than 0.5 percent of the world's gross domestic product (GDP ... have closed since the start of the year." The unemployment rate among the youth is over 50 percent. In this scenario, austerity measures ...
Eurozone inflation slips back down, as unemployment stagnates
dalje.com - 6/30/2015 10:32:01 AM
The 19-country bloc is now facing a new economic ... More than 3.1 million people under the age of 25 were among the unemployed, leading to a youth unemployment rate of 22.1 per cent. The lowest overall unemployment rate was again found in Germany at ...
The 5 keys to managing risk in ‘The Age of Volatility’ [Slideshow]
Property Casualty 360 - 6/30/2015 1:52:27 PM
We’re living in the “Age of Volatility ... from participating countries. What will happen around the world if Greece rejects the terms of its creditors and withdraws from the Eurozone? High global unemployment among youth also is a significant ...
For Greece, leaving the euro zone won’t be the end of the world
Live Mint - 7/1/2015 6:16:07 PM
As Greece holds a referendum on Sunday to decide whether or not to accept the latest deal offered by the troika, “my view is that leaving the euro zone is not going to be the end of the world ... and 50% youth unemployment. It is also an open secret ...
Unemployment crisis worse than NBS new statistics — Expert
Vanguard - 6/20/2015 11:58:27 PM
The former Federal Office of Statistics, now National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has been calculating employment/unemployment statistics ... of the NBS and invited the World Bank to calculate the incidence of poverty for the country.
Global Youth Unemployment Rate Rising Rapidly
mintpressnews.com - 2/9/2015 1:40:43 PM
The world ... the 2014 youth unemployment rate was almost three times higher than the overall unemployment rate. The ILO predicts overall unemployment rates “to decline gradually in developed economies” while at the same time “many countries ...
'Driven by unemployment, youth in Somalia turned to piracy as a solution'
theguardian.com - 8/20/2014 1:23:58 PM
In Somalia, almost seven out of 10 young people in the country are unemployed. When you consider that over 70% of the population is under 35, the youth unemployment situation ... one out of three of the world's population aged 15-24 will live in Africa.
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.
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 ...