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
Youth unemployment seen as 'scarring' by global group
CNN Money - 7/10/2012 12:17:40 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 ...
These are the best and worst countries for young people to find jobs (INFOGRAPHIC)
Global Post - 6/9/2014 2:42:12 PM
The global unemployment rate for people ages 15-24 is 12.6 percent — nearly three times that for people older than 24. To break the numbers down further, here are the countries with the world’s highest and lowest youth unemployment rates: This blog is ...
SA youth unemployment 3rd highest in world
Fin24 - 1/19/2014 11:55:58 PM
Cape Town - South Africa has the third highest unemployment rate in the world for people between the ages of ... have higher unemployment in this age range than SA, the report states. The other two countries in the top 5 of most unemployed youth are ...
Reducing Youth Unemployment in Kenya
World Policy Institute - 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.
'Driven by unemployment, youth in Somalia turned to piracy as a solution'
theguardian.com - 8/20/2014 1:23:58 PM
How would you describe the issue of youth unemployment ... countries to create jobs. Consider Africa where over 70% of the continent's population is under the age of 30 and in the next 40 years, one out of three of the world's population aged 15-24 will ...
The Economist online - 4/26/2013 11:58:51 PM
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 ...
These are the best and worst countries for young people to find jobs
CNBC - 6/9/2014 4:15:16 PM
and for the countries they live in. The numbers are uncanny: Young people comprise 17 percent of the world's population, and 40 percent of the world's unemployed. The global unemployment rate for people ages 15-24 is 12.6 percent—nearly three times that ...
Worldwide youth unemployment nearly equal to entire U.S. population
Economic Collapse News - 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 ...
Youth Unemployment in South East Europe: Averting a Lost Generation
The World Bank - 5/26/2014 11:31:13 AM
These dim prospects are reshaping the policy landscape in the SEE6 countries and prompting governments in the region to work with the World Bank Group to begin exploring specific, differentiated policies that can better address youth unemployment.
Global youth unemployment: powder keg to explode capitalism?
Workers World - 1/10/2014 1:55:12 AM
Global youth unemployment ... ages of 15 to 24. Eighty-seven percent live in Asia, Africa, Latin America and Eastern Europe. About 30 percent of the world’s youth, or 357 million, are not in school or employed. Of those employed in “developing ...
Youth and longterm unemployment is a test for the developed world to learn to promptly solve future large scale job displacement
Next Big Future - 7/3/2014 11:53:34 PM
Average overall unemployment is about 12% in the EU. This does not count underemployment. Youth unemployment has been over 50% in Spain and Greece since late in 2011 and will soon reach 3 years. In several other EU countries ... aged 15-24, of whom 5.6 ...
South Africa's Ticking Time Bomb
US News and World Report - 7/3/2014 2:17:55 AM
The unemployment figures for South Africa's youth are staggering. Officially, youth unemployment (ages ... the best in the world, would be a godsend to South Africa. They believe that more programs between small businesses of our two countries could ...
UK youth unemployment third worst in OECD – what are the lessons to be learnt?
Left Foot Forward - 1/29/2013 4:23:41 PM
Youth unemployment in the UK has been rising faster than in most other countries. As a proportion of the population aged 15-24 years the share of young people ... and interact with, the world of work; and it affects the age at which young people enter ...
The State of Youth Unemployment in South Africa
Brookings - 8/15/2014 1:51:23 PM
 Cross-country comparisons regularly affirm that South Africa’s unemployment rates are among the highest in the world ...  Youth are defined by the International Labor Organization as individuals between the ages of 15 to 24 years.
Labour Market and Unemployment in Sudan (4)
Sudan Vision - 9/27/2014 7:41:15 PM
Labour market structure, unemployment and youth unemployment problems One stylized fact in the labour market in Sudan is the serious incidence of chronically unemployment crisis - see Table 6 above. Sudan like many other Arab countries not only faces many ...