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
Timor Leste's youth take up skills training to boost employability
Channel News Asia - 6/30/2015 8:37:29 AM
DILI: Timor Leste, Asia’s youngest democracy, is facing youth unemployment ... of Timor Leste's population is below 25 years of age, making it one of the youngest countries in the world. With the unemployment rate standing at 11 per cent, there are ...
Why 75 million youth are jobless
KhaleejTimes - 7/2/2015 7:26:31 PM
Here’s a quick snapshot: Almost 290 million young people (1/4 of the planet’s youth) are neither working nor studying; half of the world’s population (approximately 3 billion) is under 25 years of age ... we read about countries such as Finland ...
Young people should vote for a fairer deal for their older selves
Conservative Home - 6/30/2015 9:52:03 PM
Writing for Cap X, Diana Furchtgott-Roth and Jared Meyer of the Manhattan Institute analyse what is a transatlantic phenomenon: “In Britain the unemployment rate for young people ages 16 to ... stop betraying their youth, both countries need to restore ...
Slowing Economy of Indonesia: Rising Youth Unemployment
indonesia-investments.com - 6/22/2015 6:45:17 AM
Both the World Bank and the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) have expressed concern about the high incidence of youth unemployment in Indonesia ... population being below the age of 25, the country has sufficient human ...
Grexit: There's a good reason the world's going nuts over Greece
Firstpost - 6/29/2015 2:22:16 PM
Greece is a very small country which makes up for less than 0.5 percent of the world's gross domestic product (GDP ... have closed since the start of the year." The unemployment rate among the youth is over 50 percent. In this scenario, austerity measures ...
Eurozone inflation slips back down, as unemployment stagnates
dalje.com - 6/30/2015 10:32:01 AM
The 19-country bloc is now facing a new economic ... More than 3.1 million people under the age of 25 were among the unemployed, leading to a youth unemployment rate of 22.1 per cent. The lowest overall unemployment rate was again found in Germany at ...
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 ... 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.
For Greece, leaving the euro zone won’t be the end of the world
Live Mint - 7/1/2015 6:16:07 PM
As Greece holds a referendum on Sunday to decide whether or not to accept the latest deal offered by the troika, “my view is that leaving the euro zone is not going to be the end of the world ... and 50% youth unemployment. It is also an open secret ...
Sodom & Gomorrah demolitions, the woes of the Savanna man
Ghana Web - 7/2/2015 4:13:14 PM
It is always the hope and wish and the wish of my fellow patriotic Ghanaians to see the country on the world ... youthful ages. Some of them had migrated there from the Northern part of the country due to conflicts, extreme poverty and rural unemployment.
The 5 keys to managing risk in ‘The Age of Volatility’ [Slideshow]
Property Casualty 360 - 6/30/2015 1:52:27 PM
We’re living in the “Age of Volatility ... from participating countries. What will happen around the world if Greece rejects the terms of its creditors and withdraws from the Eurozone? High global unemployment among youth also is a significant ...
Nigeria’s grim statistics and Buhari’s blueprint
The Guardian - Nigeria - 7/3/2015 2:00:13 AM
The proportion of underweight – children who have low weight for their age- increased by 21 ... the three remaining polio-endemic countries, together with Pakistan and Afghanistan. In addition, Nigeria has the world’s largest burden of HIV-positive ...
'Driven by unemployment, youth in Somalia turned to piracy as a solution'
theguardian.com - 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 situation ... one out of three of the world's population aged 15-24 will live in Africa.
Global Youth Unemployment Rate Rising Rapidly
mintpressnews.com - 2/9/2015 1:40:43 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 ...
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.