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
World Youth Skills Day (#WYSD) – Panel discussion on Youth Skills Development
YNaija - 7/14/2015 3:16:04 PM
Despite sizeable gains in educational access and attainment across the world over the past decade, young people aged 15-24 are now three times more likely than adults to be unemployed (ILO, 2012). One of the main reasons for high youth unemployment across ...
Kenya, U.S. Should Work Together to Address Youth Unemployment
AllAfrica - 7/23/2015 11:55:06 PM
Now we do: youth all over the world ... age. If young people do not have access to wages for several years, this can have a devastating impact on their overall lifetime earnings. Given this global challenge, the summit comes at an opportune time for ...
South Korea unveils plans to avert youth employment 'cliff'
Economic Times - 7/27/2015 7:36:50 AM
Big companies and public organisations are required by law to set the retirement age at 60 or older from next year whereas ... Big manufacturing companies have been expanding more in countries with cheap labour than in South Korea, while the domestic ...
Seoul promises more jobs for young S Koreans
Today - 7/27/2015 9:27:11 PM
amid concerns about high youth unemployment. Those concerns have been heightened as big companies and public organisations are required by law to set the retirement age at 60 or older from next year, while the number of people in their 20s is due to ...
Youth Unemployment a National Disgrace, Bernie Sanders Says, Calls for Jobs Not Jails
VTDigger - 7/16/2015 8:14:20 PM
today called youth unemployment “a national ... The United States, with 4 percent of the world’s population, has 22 percent of the world’s prisoners. Almost half of black males in the U.S. are arrested by the age of 23, according to the journal ...
Sri Lanka Overall Unemployment Rate 4.7%, But Much Higher For Women
Eurasia Review - 7/15/2015 10:02:54 PM
Sri Lanka’s overall unemployment rate reported for females was 7.9 percent, while it was 2.9 percent for males. Youth unemployment rate (15 – 24 ... age groups. Youth and female unemployment contribute more to the overall unemployment of the country.
The state of the Filipino youth under Aquino
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 7/26/2015 8:35:17 AM
After all, we know that our farmers are advancing in age ... While we see our youth as dynamic potential innovators and leaders in the present-day world of work, surprisingly, they still compose almost half, or 49.1 percent, of the country’s unemployed ...
A Case For Youth Skills Development
Modern Ghana - 7/15/2015 1:20:20 PM
Across the world ... countries. This has potential for changing the world either for the better or for the worse. In spite of all the attention that has been given young people, statistics show that although the youth represent 25% of the total working age ...
SA youth unemployment 3rd highest in world
Fin24 - 7/26/2015 8:59:45 PM
Cape Town - South Africa has the third highest unemployment rate in the world for people between ... higher unemployment in this age range than SA, the report states. The other two countries in the top 5 of most unemployed youth are Portugal and Italy.
A workforce of mixed ages
Times of Malta - 7/24/2015 11:53:55 PM
Since the dawn of the industrial age, ensuring a good supply of jobs ... should have led to a rise in youth unemployment. The Maltese data, like those in other countries, again show the exact opposite. While the employment rate of older workers has risen ...
Spain raises minimum marriage age from 14 to 16 to stop forced unions and sexual exploitation
The Independent - 7/24/2015 3:32:50 PM
Spain became the third country in the world to legalise same-sex marriage in 2005 Very ... with 2,837 such unions involving 2,763 girls. High youth unemployment rates combined with the recession means that more young Spaniards are living with their parents ...
Skill India: PM Modi targets 40 crore skilled workers in India by 2022 but this is hardly enough
Daily News and Analysis - 7/20/2015 6:19:14 AM
The Narendra Modi-led NDA government launched the Skill India programme on July 15, stating his vision of maing India the 'human resource capital' of the world ... the rate of unemployment among the youth at 12.9% in the 18-29 years age group, and 17.5% ...
Nagaland observes ‘World Youth Skill Day’
Nagaland Post - 7/15/2015 6:49:37 PM
Ruivah said that the programme aims to reduce unemployment and underemployment ... DC Patel also specified on the essence of the first world youth skills day and how India hoped to transform the image of its country from “scam India to skill India”.
OECD report: 39 million unemployed young people in industrialized nations
World Socialist Web Site - 7/15/2015 6:25:10 AM
Between the years 2007 to 2011, the 16-to-29 year-old age group also experienced the highest loss in income relative to all other age groups. NEET youth are twice as likely to face unemployment ... many of the world’s most prosperous countries is a ...
The push is on to save Social Security, create jobs for youth
People's World - 7/16/2015 4:39:35 PM
John Conyers (H.R.2714), in response to the crisis in youth unemployment. This summer ... Security depends on the state of the U.S. economy. Will the working age population of this country be able to produce enough goods and services so that retirees ...