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
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 ...
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 ...
Unemployment compounded by lack of post-school education opportunities
Times Media Group - 9/21/2015 6:30:25 AM
He said the indicators reflected that one in four working age adults actively seeking employment remained unemployed during the period under review. In 2014‚ unemployment reached a peak of 48.8% among the 15-24 year ... the country’s youth‚ in ...
Real World Problem-Solving: Youth are the catalysts for a better tomorrow
The Daily Beacon - 9/21/2015 2:55:40 AM
By harnessing these qualities, aligning them to a purpose and then releasing them back out into the world with intention, real change begins to take place. Youth more intuitively ... adults between the ages of 15-24. However, the country lacks policies ...
From Dreams to Demons
World Policy Institute - 10/2/2015 9:09:10 AM
The factory, like the country, had just been wrestled from ... workers who are hired and fired at will. Uganda’s youth unemployment rate is one of the highest in the world. Youth under 30 years of age make up 78 percent of Uganda’s 34.9m population ...
Africa's agriculture needs young blood, says report
BBC - 10/2/2015 10:27:55 AM
"Africa has the highest area of arable land in the world but because of the limitation of our land-tenure systems and land policies, it is very difficult for the youth to access land," Dr Sarfo Ameyaw explained. "Africa, unlike other countries, does not ...
The Spectre of Jobless Growth in India
Inter Press Service - 10/2/2015 12:29:36 PM
NEW DELHI, Oct 2 2015 (IPS) - India faces a serious challenge of dealing with joblessness despite statistically being the world ... 20-24 years of age recorded the highest rates of growth according to the NSSO. Higher unemployment among the youth and ...
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 ...
South Africa’s unemployment woes due to lack of higher education – Minister
en.starafrica.com - 9/21/2015 1:25:36 PM
In 2014‚ for instance, unemployment reached a peak of 48.8 percent among the 15-24 year age group and 29.6 percent among the ... well as the development of entrepreneurship among the country’s youth‚ in terms of interest‚ skills and creation ...
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 ...
Institutional Consultancy, Study on Youth and obstacles to employment – Focus on recognition and development of social/emotional skills
ReliefWeb - 9/30/2015 11:59:10 PM
It has been recognized across the OECD and partner countries that ... is facing high youth unemployment. Namely, youth unemployment rates are very high (38%) as well as the share of youth in informal employment (54.2% of 15-24 work in the ‘grey zone’).
Youth critical in achieving SDGs: Zim group
sabc.co.za - 9/24/2015 8:45:51 PM
Unemployment in the country ... youth are the most effective development partners and begins training them from as young as 10 years of age. "We believe that if young people commit to social development issues at an early age it makes for a better world ...
Thousands Rally In Springfield in Support of Sanders
Iberkshires - 10/4/2015 1:07:12 AM
"We are the wealthiest country in the history of the world but very few Americans understand ... Meanwhile, he said there is a "major crisis" with youth unemployment. Among those between the age of 17 and 20, who graduated high school, 33 percent of ...
Youth of Australia get voice in new government
Big News Network - 9/20/2015 11:56:43 PM
Yet, according to the latest statistics, Australians under 24 account for almost a third (31.3%) of the country's population of just under ... He recently hosted a forum on youth unemployment in his electorate. he got Scott Morrison along for the day ...
Austrian unemployment continues to rise in Sept.
China - 10/1/2015 6:28:42 PM
In absolute terms, this means 391,417 people in the country are without work ... More positive however was youth unemployment, measured from 15 to 24 years of age. The total 10.8 percent of unemployed youth is one of the lowest in the EU, with Germany ...