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
How to tackle youth unemployment
guardian.ng - 7/26/2016 1:49:51 AM
Youth unemployment has become a global phenomenon that the world is finding difficult to cope with ... increased to 42.24 per cent in the first quarter of 2016 as the country’s economy contracted by 0.36 per cent, the lowest since 1991 – is a clear ...
Figure of the week: Annual Nelson Mandela lecture focuses on the potential of Africa’s youth
Brookings - 7/21/2016 3:50:19 AM
On Monday, July 18, 2016, the world celebrated ... times smaller. Youth unemployment is measured as the share of the labor force (ages 15-24) without work but available for and seeking employment. Estimates may be low in some low-income countries like ...
Unemployed may turn away from South Africa's ANC in election
Today - 7/28/2016 6:58:16 PM
ANC supporter Zinhle Khumalo has also lost faith in the party of the country's first black president ... have no access to running water and electricity and youth crime rates are high. The unemployment rate was 26.6 percent of the labor force in the ...
Turkey's unemployment falls slightly in March
worldbulletin.net - 7/15/2016 3:03:09 PM
For workers aged 15-64, the unemployment rate also fell 0.5 percentage points in March compared with the same period of the previous year. The agency said that 3.023 million people in the country ... s youth unemployment rate, covering ages 15-24 ...
The employment effects of a much higher U.S. federal minimum wage: Lessons from other rich countries
equitablegrowth.org - 7/28/2016 12:03:06 PM
But what about youth unemployment rates? There are two alternative unemployment rates that enable comparisons across countries. One is unemployment measured as a share of the labor force; the other is unemployment as a share of the working age population.
Operation Millennial: A Conversation With The UN's 'Voice' For 3.5 Million Young People Around The World
Forbes - 7/15/2016 4:50:32 PM
There is perhaps no better representation of the U.N.’s concern about millennials than his appointment — a time of post-economic crash, exploding youth unemployment ... of young people under age 30 –over 50% of the world’s population — continue ...
Unemployment can turn population dividend into population liability: Mukherjee
24indianews.com - 7/16/2016 6:05:06 AM
President Mukherjee talks at the inauguration ceremony of India Skills Competition -‘India Skills-2016’ o Friday in New Delhi on the occasion of the World Youth ... age group, President Pranab Mukherjee has said that young minds are the assets of our ...
Unemployment a serious challenge for India: Prez
Webindia 123 - 7/15/2016 5:47:48 PM
Describing youth of the country as India's 'demographic dividend ... "This explosive situation has to be prevented,''he said.Describing unemployment as a serious challenge for India, he said, "In India in the age group of 18-29 years, the unemployment ...
UNEP - Developing countries show world way forward on green finance
Climate Action - 7/21/2016 9:19:36 AM
PRESS RELEASE - Nairobi, 18 July 2016 - Developing countries such as Kenya, Bangladesh and Jordan are leading the world on green finance ... with Pancretan Cooperative Bank to focus on youth unemployment The European Investment Bank has agreed to provide ...
Unemployment can turn population dividend into population liability: Pranab Mukherjee
India - 7/16/2016 5:36:28 AM
New Delhi, July 16 : Stating that India is a ‘young nation’ with 62 percent of its population in the working age group, President Pranab Mukherjee has said that young minds are the assets of our country ... of the World Youth Skills Day, President ...
World Youth Day: Modern faith gives young Catholics wings
The Australian - 7/18/2016 2:16:39 PM
The event is held every three years in a different country ... to its World Youth Day celebration in 2008. The most recent figures, compiled in 2011, show Catholic churchgoers in Australia have a median age of 60, with those aged 15-24 years making ...
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 ...
This New Platform Will Amplify Voices Affected by Global Youth Unemployment
The Huffington Post - 1/13/2016 1:30:35 AM
We believe the global conversation around youth unemployment ... billion youth -- ages 15-24 -- making up 18 percent of the global population. Youth and children together -- ages 24 and younger -- account for nearly 50 percent of the world's population.
'Driven by unemployment, youth in Somalia turned to piracy as a solution'
The Guardian - 8/20/2014 1:23:58 PM
Photograph: Aspen Institute We are seeing an alarming form of youth ... countries to create jobs. Consider Africa where over 70% of the continent's population is under the age of 30 and in the next 40 years, one out of three of the world's population aged ...
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.