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
Education key to curbing Nigeria’s youth unemployment’
Businessday - 10/5/2015 11:17:27 PM
A call has gone out for a greater focus on skills acquisition in Nigerian schools to reduce the country ... between the ages of 15 and 24 at around 13 percent, stressing that this figure disguises a much higher figure of youth unemployment amongst ...
IMANI Alert: Youth Employment Prospects & The Educational System Of Ghana
Peacefmonline - 9/25/2015 7:37:15 AM
The World Bank statistics also indicate that about 65 percent of the unemployed in Ghana can be found in the 15-24 years age group. The problem of youth unemployment can be ... s bid to reach the middle-income country status by the year 2020, the Vision ...
Global poverty: This is how to REALLY reduce it
CNN - 10/5/2015 6:16:48 PM
A decade ago, the Gini coefficient (the standard measure of income inequality) was greater across the world's countries-- think of the "North ... South Africa's youth unemployment is estimated at almost 50%, with many no longer even looking for work.
Peace to the world
The Tribune India - 9/30/2015 7:12:50 PM
Catch them young: Ediola Pashollori As the first female Secretary General of World Assembly ... working with 114 countries and 21 issues related to youth.” Issues, which are unfortunately interconnected. “Education, health, unemployment, they are ...
Our country’s forgotten half
The Express Tribune - 10/5/2015 2:10:26 AM
Attitudes and gender inequality Every year, over 1 million girls are not born due to sex-selective abortions in the world. It is estimated ... and energy shortages and youth unemployment. Female Youth Literacy (aged 15 – 24) is 64% in Pakistan compared ...
10 per cent global poverty level excites World Bank
The Nation - 10/5/2015 11:53:14 PM
For the first time, the World Bank is providing ... conflicts, high youth unemployment, and the growing impact of climate change. But, it remains within our grasp, as long as our high aspirations are matched by country-led plans that help the still ...
Demographics are shaping the world’s economies, and migrants help
CITY A.M. - 10/1/2015 8:34:34 AM
There just aren’t enough working age people in the country ... some fear pockets of unemployment among the young is creating a disenfranchised generation. “One of the big geopolitical risks is the disaffected youth,” Moore says.
New report offers a good news/bad news look at Hamilton’s economic health
Hamilton Spectator - 10/6/2015 10:08:51 AM
Unemployment is down (we had the fifth lowest rate in Canada in August), we have the hottest housing market in the country ... centHamilton's youth aren't benefitting from the surge in post-recession employment here – the unemployment rate for youth (15 ...
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 ... 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. Both have youth unemployment ...
Youth unemployment ‘key challenge in Arab world’
Arab News - 8/16/2015 9:32:06 PM
RIYADH: Youth ... the world. Rates of unemployment among youths are three times the rates existing among other age groups, the report said. The rate of unemployment grew substantially in the aftermath of the world economic crisis in a number of countries ...
Educating our youth
Philstar - 10/4/2015 5:42:12 PM
The youth in our neighboring countries like China ... We are living in an age characterized by violent conflicts among opposing political, economic and moral forces. We experience war in different corners of the world including a guerilla warfare, the ...
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 ...
'Driven by unemployment, youth in Somalia turned to piracy as a solution'
The Guardian - 8/20/2014 1:23:58 PM
In Somalia, almost seven out of 10 young people in the country are unemployed. When you consider that over 70% of the population is under 35, the youth unemployment ... age of 30 and in the next 40 years, one out of three of the world's population aged 15 ...
The Economist online - 4/26/2013 5:25:08 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 ...
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.