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
Zim’s youth unemployment crisis
Zimbabwe Independent - 8/31/2015 6:26:41 AM
When Zimbabweans took up arms to liberate the country from British colonial ... as predicted by the World Bank and Ministry of Finance. But economic growth only will not solve the problem of youth unemployment. The government will need to create specific ...
Poised for Take-off—Unleashing Indonesia’s Economic Potential
International Monetary Fund - 9/1/2015 3:58:10 PM
More importantly, and unlike other countries in the region that are seeing their workforces age or even ... But give me 1 youth and I will shake the world.” So how can your generation shake the world? For one, the scourge of unemployment, especially ...
Developing youth entrepreneurship in Morocco
Al JAZEERA - 8/29/2015 2:50:08 PM
These are all seductive terms that have been touted by everyone from private sector leaders to politicians as panaceas to a wide range of problems plaguing the world ... many other countries in the region, the high levels of youth unemployment in ...
Unemployment and cycle of poverty
Businessday - 8/31/2015 11:51:48 PM
Unemployment ... policy on youth employment and skills acquisition that is not yielding positive results in one year needs to be reviewed immediately. The era of “no alternative” to policies is gone forever as we live in a dynamic world.
Leveraging e-commerce for solving youth unemployment
News24 - 8/24/2015 9:55:25 AM
As the world commemorates the International Youth Day, we are reminded that youth unemployment remains a foundation evil ... there are other estimates that by 2030 the number of Nigerians of working age (15 to 64) is also expected to be 50 percent higher ...
The Common (Wealth) of Youth
Open Democracy - 8/28/2015 9:43:31 AM
However, effective youth participation is marred by several challenges, including unemployment ... of developing countries—in fact, it is home to nearly a third of the world’s population, of which more than 60% are under 30 years of age.
IMF’s Lagarde to Indonesian youth: Lead the change
Rappler - 9/1/2015 8:20:02 AM
Additionally, with advanced economies like the United States recovering, emerging economies like Indonesia must learn to be more resilient, which the country ... youth can “shake the world” only if the government does its job by decreasing unemployment ...
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.
Jobless crisis not all doom and gloom says World Bank
South Africa Good News - 8/19/2015 7:16:43 AM
At a time when almost half the population is under 25, unemployment among the young (15–24 ... for the country to boost its growth and raise living standards. It also presents tremendous challenges. In the next 15 years alone, the working-age population ...
Why Germany Is the Driving Force in the Eurozone
kwhs.wharton.upenn.edu - 8/31/2015 5:03:46 PM
“The country on its own generates 65% of the trade in Europe,” which means people want to buy German products in the rest of Europe and all over the world ... you look at youth unemployment – focusing on young people between the ages of 15 and ...
Stand Up. Speak Up. Rise Up: Girl Up's Display of Girl Power Taking the World by Storm
The Huffington Post - 8/19/2015 12:17:21 PM
75 percent of HIV-infected youth between the ages of 15-24 are girls. · 50 percent of all sexual assaults worldwide are against girls 15 or younger. · One in seven girls in developing countries is ... another to change the world. However you twist ...
Tough Competition? A Whopping 75,000 Indians Apply For 30 Govt Peon Posts!
IndiaTimes - 8/26/2015 11:57:44 PM
Government jobs still remain the most sought-after in the country. However, the unemployment figures beg for ... social issue where more than 20% of Indian youth - between the age bracket of 15-24 - remains jobless. This translates into nearly 4.7 crore ...
Photo essay: Johannesburg's unemployed youth
DAILY MAVERICK - 8/27/2015 11:13:35 PM
South Africa has a youth unemployment crisis. Statistics suggest the problem has worsened since 2008, leaving more than 5-million people between the ages of 15 and 34 neither ... but sports in the country don’t support women in sports.
The Gulf’s Trouble With Oil
businessweekme.com - 9/1/2015 11:18:59 AM
Broader diversification would help insulate the non-oil economy from price shocks, could provide alternative revenue sources for governments, and offer a wider range of private jobs for citizens at a time when youth unemployment in the region is considerable.
'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 situation ... one out of three of the world's population aged 15-24 will live in Africa.