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 ...
Five charts that help explain Sweden’s youth riots
Washington Post - 5/24/2013 4:51:56 PM
The violent youth riots that spread across Stockholm’s suburbs this week seem at odds with the public perception of Sweden as one of the world’s most liberal and tolerant countries. But the racially charged riots, which have taken place ...
Germany Works to Ease High Youth Unemployment
New York Times - 5/23/2013 2:19:48 AM
a move that experts say is crucial if a unified Europe is to survive into the next generation. “What is decisive is that we must be faster and more definitive in fighting youth unemployment,” Mr. Schäuble said. More than 5.6 million people ...
Dire Youth Unemployment Growing Worse
FOXBusiness - 5/10/2013 3:14:00 PM
The story behind the story of high global unemployment in the wake of the recent financial crisis and ensuing worldwide ... reported the youth unemployment rate climbed above 60% in February, the highest rate ever recorded for that age group.
Global youth unemployment on the rise – report
newvision.co.ug - 5/19/2013 11:53:02 PM
The world has recorded the highest unprecedented increase in youth unemployment in the past three years, the latest UN report has disclosed. Although youth unemployment rate has always exceeded that of other age groups, the report says it climaxed in 2009 ...
Soaring youth unemployment
DAWN Group - 5/20/2013 3:13:28 AM
The agency says it expects the youth unemployment rate worldwide to hit 12.8 per cent by 2018, up from the current rate of 12.4 per cent ... The official youth unemployment rate in the United States is 16.2 per cent, considerably more than twice the ...
Calls For Government To Stop Running GYEEDA Is Misplaced And Premature
ModernGhana - 5/24/2013 10:39:42 AM
... come in the wake of the alarming incidence of youth unemployment, and thus the creation of the National Youth Employment Programme, NYEP, in 2006. According to the 2011 World Bank country statistics, some 65 per cent of Ghanaian youth are ...
Global Youth Unemployment: a ticking timebomb
The Guardian - 3/27/2013 11:34:10 AM
Are we already too late to prevent a lost generation in some developing countries? Youth unemployment ... world is at an all-time high, at around 1.2 billion, and within the next decade a further one billion people will come of working age.
The High Cost of Youth Unemployment
Center for American Progress - 4/5/2013 3:19:43 PM
While others have slowly returned to work, the unemployment rate for Americans ages ... Youth unemployment in the United States is high relative to European countries with more youth-friendly labor markets While advanced economies around the world are ...
Germany and Greece: huge gulf in youth unemployment
euobserver.com - 5/23/2013 6:51:49 AM
The average youth unemployment rate among all 27 EU countries stood at 22.9 percent in 2012 and over a fifth of these 15-24 year olds were out of a job ... as the most positively viewed nation in the world out of 16 countries plus the EU.
The Global Youth Jobless Crisis: A Tragic Mess That Is Not Getting Any Better
Atlantic Online - 5/9/2013 12:23:23 PM
The youth unemployment rate* among the richest countries is projected to flat ... of "youth" and "unemployment" around the world, but the ILO calculates youth unemployment as the share of 15-24-year olds in the labor force (working/looking for work ...
Capitalism and the crisis facing young people
World Socialist Web Site - 5/13/2013 9:34:00 AM
As with the attack on the working class as a whole, youth all over the world have been hit, including in the advanced capitalist countries ... under the age of 25 is at its lowest rate in four decades, producing a real unemployment rate of ...
Italy Ponders Radical ‘Job Sharing’ Scheme To Improve Youth Unemployment
Economy Watch - 5/22/2013 5:19:57 AM
in the latest idea to bring down youth unemployment in the country, which has hit 38.4 percent despite possessing the most educated generation in its history. The intergenerational "staffetta" – which is also the word for relay race in Italian - is among ...
UK Youth Unemployment: Striving Against the Odds With Apprenticeship
International Business Times - 5/13/2013 7:18:00 AM
The unemployment rate for those ... for not just for the whole country but for us- the youth of this generation trying to find a career and to make something of our lives. At the age of 25, I am one of the thousands, if not millions, of Britain's younger ...
Youth Unemployment: A Generation at Risk
THISDAY Live - 5/14/2013 5:22:17 AM
The new study examined the continuing job crisis affecting young people in many parts of the world. It provided updated statistics on global and regional youth unemployment ... two thirds of working age youth in some developing countries, including Nigeria ...