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
These are the world's oldest and youngest countries
weforum.org - 5/2/2016 4:16:36 PM
Countries need to find ways to ... is already one of the youngest regions in the world and youth unemployment is high. According to a report by African Economic Outlook between 2000-2007, the working-age population in Africa grew at 2.6% annually, creating ...
Meet The CEO Of The $1.1 Billion Startup Reforming Education In The Arab World
Forbes - 4/30/2016 11:28:28 PM
The Middle East is not alone with the high rate of youth unemployment: Individual countries in Eastern ... 50% of men ages 15-24 are looking for work but can’t find it. And in most other places in the world, including the United States, young people ...
A Whole New Tech World for Foster Care Youth in New York City
youthtoday.org - 5/4/2016 4:54:11 AM
According to the Center for Family Representation, nearly half of foster youth in New York City experience unemployment after aging out of ... on immersion in addition to training. Young people ages 12 to 20 who attend the summit are immersed in live ...
Suicides rise at a startling rate
Workers World - 5/1/2016 11:55:55 PM
Factors examined by various studies and media reports have linked suicide increases with rising debt and unemployment ... youth ages 15-24. They have the highest rate of suicide of any U.S. population group, and that rate is growing. (Indian Country ...
Public-Private Partnerships for Jobs in Libya Are Key for Youth and Women, Now More Than Ever
The World Bank - 5/3/2016 9:30:22 PM
According to a 2015 report by the World Bank, Labor Market Dynamics in Libya: Reintegration for Recovery, Libya has the second highest unemployment rate in the world, 19% as of 2012-2014, up from 13% in 2010. And the rate for Libyan youth (age 15–25 ...
JAMAICA: Jobless youths - fixing the dilemma
Entorno Inteligente - 4/30/2016 10:56:51 AM
An issue that has not been at the focus of the youth unemployment debate is the effect of an ageing population. Life expectancy is increasing in most countries ... institutions to the world of work; and (2) the age at which young people enter the labour ...
In Cameroon, a bid to fight flooding creates jobs, reduces plastic waste
The Christian Science Monitor - 5/3/2016 7:00:03 PM
Yaoundé, Cameroon — Retired Cameroonian footballer Roger Milla is already famous for being the oldest goal scorer – at age 42 – in World Cup ... damage to the country's flood-prone political capital while also fighting youth unemployment – all ...
Youth unemployment: Local communities essential for helping young people find work
Smart Company - 4/27/2016 12:16:10 AM
The world of work has become an increasingly difficult environment for young people. Youth unemployment in Australia is persistently higher than for other age groups ... developments occurring around the country.
Global Youth Unemployment: An Agenda for Substantive Intervention
neurope.eu - 11/16/2015 9:27:23 AM
today’s youth populations are experiencing one of the highest levels of unemployment in history. Nearly half of the world’s 1.2 billion young people between the ages 15-24 are currently unemployed or underemployed. According to a new report published ...
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 ...
Improve education leadership, improve youth unemployment rate
Biz Community - 4/28/2016 8:31:53 PM
The Statistics South Africa's report 'The Social Profile of Youth, 2009-2014' shows that black Africans, between the ages of 25 and 34 ... “Of the 25,000 schools in the country, 20% are world-class while the remaining 80% are ‘failing’ schools.
Arab Spring Approval Ratings Have Dropped Among Arab Youth, Study Says
Tunisia Live - 4/22/2016 2:41:05 PM
The youth of Tunisia and its neighbors increasingly disapprove of the changes that have followed the Arab Spring. In 2016, only 24 percent of Tunisians between the ages of ... said that unemployment was the biggest concern facing the Arab world, while ...
The Economist online - 4/26/2013 5:25:08 PM
A World Bank database compiled from households shows more than 260m young people in developing economies are similarly “inactive”. The Economist calculates ... helped it reduce youth unemployment despite only modest growth. Countries with high youth ...
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 ...
This New Platform Will Amplify Voices Affected by Global Youth Unemployment
The Huffington Post - 1/13/2016 1:30:35 AM
We believe the global conversation around youth unemployment ... billion youth -- ages 15-24 -- making up 18 percent of the global population. Youth and children together -- ages 24 and younger -- account for nearly 50 percent of the world's population.