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
US cautions against Ghana’s youth unemployment
Ghana Web - 5/20/2016 4:16:43 PM
... youth in the country and the rising rate of unemployment. The World Bank in its latest report on jobs in Ghana revealed that about 48 percent of the youth in the country, who are between the ages of 15-24 do not have jobs. The report dubbed the ...
Unemployment in Ghana: 48% of Ghanaian youth jobless - World Bank report
pulse.com.gh - 5/12/2016 11:14:14 PM
A new report by the World Bank on unemployment in Ghana has revealed that about 48 percent of Ghanaians between the ages of ... that youth between 15-24 will peak in the coming decade raising concerns about the preparedness of the country’s economy ...
Namibia: Toolbox to Fix Youth Unemployment
AllAfrica - 5/23/2016 11:26:50 AM
Similarly, the Entrepreneurship around the World ... Unemployment around the continent is worrying. A 2013 study by the Brookings Institution, a Washington DC-based think tank, found that African youth (15-24 years) constitute about 37% of the working age ...
48% Ghanaian Youth Jobless – World Bank
Modern Ghana - 5/12/2016 9:19:42 PM
The World Bank in its latest report on jobs in Ghana has revealed that about 48 percent of the youth in the country, who are between 15-24 years do not have jobs ... Young women in the same age group are particularly disadvantaged and have much higher ...
Arab youth look to start new businesses
Gulf News - 5/24/2016 11:32:48 AM
With the Arab world needing ... Youth, representing a 50-50 split in women and men citizen respondents in each of the 16 countries across the Middle East, were interviewed face-to-face in January and February this year between the ages of 18-24 for the ...
Africa looks to its entrepreneurs
Sierra Express Media - 5/14/2016 11:54:49 PM
Unemployment around the continent is also worrying. A 2013 study by Brookings Institution, a Washington DC-based think tank, found that African youth (15-24 years) constitute about 37% of the working age population ... from over 100 countries and a ...
World Bank gives Kenya Sh15bn for youth jobs
Business Daily Africa - 5/23/2016 7:12:07 PM
Kenya holds the dubious distinction of being the country with the largest number of unemployed youth in East Africa. A recent survey of the region’s employment market found that one in every five Kenyan youths of working age has no job. The World Bank ...
Youth lead by example in Burundi
UNICEF - 5/12/2016 11:57:11 PM
The country is consistently ranked as one of the poorest in the world ... people in Burundi are under the age of 18, with various circumstances contributing to a dearth of jobs. Unemployment is a major problem and puts youth at risk of exploitation ...
Pakistani youth hit by lack of education, says Lancet report
Dawn - 5/11/2016 6:26:06 AM
The major cause of death in the youth aged 15-24 is road accident which clearly shows ... The commission brought together 30 of the world’s leading experts from 14 countries and two young health advocates, led by four academic institutions: the ...
South Africa's unemployment crisis: Begging for jobs
BBC - 5/25/2016 12:54:32 AM
The South African government has come under fire from its political opponents who blame it for the country's economic woes. Image caption Most of South Africa's unemployed are under the age of 35 ... progress in tackling youth unemployment, though Buti ...
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.
Global Youth Unemployment Rate Rising Rapidly
mintpressnews.com - 2/8/2015 11:57:30 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 ...