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
South Africa: Finding Solutions to Youth Unemployment Important - Presidency
AllAfrica - 3/1/2014 11:40:09 AM
Speaking at the opening of the Presidential Youth Indaba on Jobs and Skills on Friday, Minister Chabane said that South Africa has one of the highest unemployment rates in the world with about 3.6 million youth between the ages ... of the country's most ...
Solutions for youth unemployment needed says Presidency
Biz Community - 3/3/2014 6:29:58 AM
Image: The Presidency Speaking at the opening of the Presidential Youth Indaba on Jobs and Skills Chabane said that South Africa has one of the highest unemployment rates in the world with about 3.6m youth between the ages ... one of the country's most ...
SA youth unemployment 3rd highest in world
Fin24 - 1/20/2014 9:28:38 AM
Cape Town - South Africa has the third highest unemployment rate in the world for people between the ages of 15 to 24 ... The other two countries in the top 5 of most unemployed youth are Portugal and Italy. Both have youth unemployment of more than ...
Reducing Youth Unemployment in Kenya
worldpolicy.org - 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.
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 ...
SA youth unemployment among highest in world
MSN - 8/29/2012 11:57:08 PM
SA’s youth unemployment rate of 50.5% places the country at the top of a list of emerging market countries. In 2010‚ SA’s youth unemployment rate of 50.5% (15–24 years ... comprises young people between the ages of 15 and 34 years.
16 Countries With Serious Youth Employment Problems
The Business Insider - 9/25/2011 11:58:19 PM
Youth unemployment is at an all time high as job growth hasn't kept pace with population growth. In developed countries the situation worsened with the onset of the recession. And earlier this year, it helped spark the Arab spring across the ...
The Economist - 4/26/2013 11:58:51 PM
HELDER PEREIRA is a young man with no work ... 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 ...
Youth unemployment seen as 'scarring' by global group
CNN Money - 7/10/2012 1:14:56 PM
NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- As the jobs crisis drags on, high unemployment could permanently damage the economic prospects of the ... 18.6% of youth were neither employed nor in school or training programs across the OECD's 34 countries, the think ...
Crown Prince Haakon: Dignity unites world's youth
CNN - 1/23/2014 1:54:06 AM
Youth today live in an extreme world regarding diversity, conflict, opportunities and technical means of connecting with others. Norway's Crown Prince Haakon Youth today live in an extreme world regarding diversity, conflict, opportunities and ...
Worldwide youth unemployment nearly equal to entire U.S. population
economiccollapsenews.com - 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: One In Eight Global Youths Will Be Unemployed This Year, Report Says
The Huffington Post - 5/23/2012 1:50:23 PM
That adds up to 75 million jobless youths between the ages of 15 and 24: Six percent more than in 2007. The global youth unemployment ... in wealthy countries spiked 27 percent between 2008 and 2011. Many young people around the world are ...
UK Youth Unemployment Is Third Worst In OECD, Finds New Report
Huffington Post UK - 1/29/2013 10:47:14 AM
The UK has the one of the worst levels for youth unemployment in the developed world, with just Spain and Greece experiencing higher levels in the OECD. In addition, the UK has experienced the fastest rise in youth unemployment of any country in the G8 ...
The Real Crisis: Global Youth Unemployment
thediplomat.com - 2/28/2013 8:34:26 PM
The International Labour Organization reports that youth, ages 15 to 24 ... regions of the world. Secretary Kerry has said that developed countries have an obligation-and a strategic interest-in helping solve this unemployment crisis by promoting economic ...
A working solution for the world's youth
theguardian.com - 1/31/2014 4:03:37 PM
Like millions of other young people around the world ... young people – aged 15–24 – were unemployed in 2013, Berar said. "That is 13% of the labour force, three times the amount of adult unemployment." However, youth unemployment is just the ...