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
Are Europe’s young people fed up with the EU?
BBC - 10/21/2016 1:14:05 PM
Image caption Europe could do more to build enthusiasm among its youth, says Chiara De Felice But one of the biggest problems is youth unemployment ... country. A survey in March showed that young Finns were the most positive about the EU, of any age ...
Jamaica ranks 46th on World Youth Index
Jamaica Observer - 10/21/2016 7:12:00 PM
Youth unemployment is a spectre that looms as threateningly in developed countries ... ages, fewer young people will be responsible for supporting greater numbers of older people. The index, which draws on multiple data sources, is published a year after ...
Poverty has Fallen in the Maghreb, but Inequality Persists
The World Bank - 10/16/2016 11:57:06 PM
Poverty and unemployment rates in the Maghreb are unevenly distributed across age, gender, and geography—an inequality that a new World ... to tackle youth unemployment. Although the economies of the four Middle East & North Africa (MENA) countries ...
2016 NPP Manifesto Launch: Claims by Dr Bawumia fact-checked, only one entirely true
Joyonline - 10/10/2016 3:35:59 PM
From a highly indebted poor country ... 1: According to the World Bank, about 48 percent of Ghanaians between the ages of 15-24 are unemployed. Explanation: Generally, the 15-24 age group is the conventional definition of youth. Unemployment rates largely ...
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.
Indonesia Posts Anti-LGBT Advert For Youth Ambassador Role
europe.newsweek.com - 10/12/2016 11:44:33 AM
The country, the most populous Muslim nation in the world ... decrease its youth unemployment. Issued by the Gerakan Nasional Permuda Kreatif (National Creative Youth Movement), the advert is looking to attract candidates between the ages of 20 and ...
Hunger, Undernourishment Continue To Grip India, As It Ranks Abysmal 97 Out Of 118 Countries In Global Hunger Index
thelogicalindian.com - 10/13/2016 3:53:54 PM
Despite the fact that India runs two of the world’s biggest children ... oh how many of the primary educated youth in the country manages to bag a job. The GDP of the country might grow at 7.6 per cent but unemployment still remains to be an issue ...
48% Unemployment Rate In Ghana Unacceptable – Akufo-Addo
ghanastar.com - 9/12/2016 2:36:08 PM
Youth unemployment represents a serious threat to the stability of the country with the jobless rate ... According to the World Bank about 48% of Ghanaians between the ages of 15-24 yrs are unemployed whiles over 18% of those aged between 25-64 yrs are ...
NPP will employ youth Mahama rendered jobless - Kyeremanten
Ghana Web - 10/10/2016 12:48:21 AM
He cited a portion of World Bank’s report which says about 48 percent of Ghanaians between the ages of 25 to 64 years are ... “The high level of unemployment is the most challenge” in the country, he said. The former Minister who spearheaded massive ...
Youth Unemployment in Nigeria: A Situation Analysis
www.brookings.edu - 9/23/2014 10:30:38 PM
Here we explore a number of trends in youth unemployment in Nigeria and discuss various government programs attempting to address the problem. First, in terms of age ... World Bank (2003): Youth Employment Policy in Developing and Transition Countries ...
ILO report: Global youth unemployment to rise for first time in three years
World Socialist Web Site - 8/27/2016 7:16:59 AM
The number of unemployed young people worldwide between the ages ... World Employment and Social Outlook report released this week by the International Labour Organization (ILO). The United Nations labor agency estimates that the global youth unemployment ...
Youth unemployment cited as a possible cause of unrest if not dealt with
ntv.co.ug - 10/17/2016 6:26:38 PM
The state minister for youth, Sarah Nakiwala Kiyingi, says tackling the volatile issue of youth unemployment ... young people below the age of 30 account for 78% of the population making it one of the youngest countries in the world.
Caribbean youth unemployment among highest in the world
Caribbean360 - 5/21/2015 11:58:14 PM
The article is called Caribbean youth unemployment among highest in the world and ... Data for eight of the Caribbean countries show that only in Trinidad and Tobago did youth unemployment rates fall below the world average, and that was during the 2006 ...
South Africa's Ticking Time Bomb
US News and World Report - 7/3/2014 2:17:55 AM
The unemployment figures for South Africa's youth are staggering. Officially, youth unemployment (ages ... the best in the world, would be a godsend to South Africa. They believe that more programs between small businesses of our two countries could ...