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
A Generation at Stake: Addressing the Global Youth Unemployment Crisis
The Huffington Post - 8/15/2016 12:03:13 PM
Unemployment -- and the lack of necessary skills for employment, particularly among youth under age 25 -- is one of the issues I hear about most as I speak with world leaders ... This crisis has many roots. In some countries, the reasons are cultural ...
Youth unemployment is a matter of national crisis.
Ghana Web - 8/20/2016 7:18:07 AM
The youth no longer feel inspired or motivated to work hard and stay good and out of trouble. Some even argue verily that spending ages and ... live in their opulent world of conspicuous consumptions. The best predictor of future unemployment is previous ...
What does the future hold for tomorrow’s workforce?
United Nations Regional Information Centre - 8/24/2016 10:48:07 AM
The ILO’s World Employment and Social Outlook- Trends 2016, released in January, covers all countries in ... social tensions.” Youth unemployment rates are generally much higher than unemployment rates for all other ages, and historically, women ...
French millennials talk about life in a country struggling with unemployment, migration and terrorism
Washington Post - 8/12/2016 6:58:58 AM
According to Eurostat, the youth unemployment rate for people ages 15 to 24 has increased steadily ... citizens worried about the direction of the country and their own futures in a less-certain world. “The far right has been rising in France for ...
Unemployment: Ghana needs 300,000 jobs annually - World Bank
pulse.com.gh - 8/15/2016 11:59:03 PM
This is according to the World Bank’s Senior Country Operations Officer ... In May, the World Bank, in a new report on unemployment in Ghana, found that about 48 percent of Ghanaians between the ages of 15-24 do not have jobs. With 71 percent of Ghana ...
International Youth Day 2016 - HFFG And UKAID Tackle Youth Poverty In Ghana With Skills Training Program
Modern Ghana - 8/12/2016 4:24:29 PM
As the World ... countries.” Youth unemployment continues to be a global phenomenon that has been identified as the single biggest challenge confronting policy makers in Ghana. About half (48%) of the youth in the country, who are between 15-24 years ...
47 countries where young people are living in an unemployment crisis
The Business Insider - 12/3/2015 11:44:42 AM
Since the global financial crisis, high youth unemployment has been a problem across the world. But even though the issue is widespread, the causes and the effects vary greatly within each country ... people in a certain age group are active or ...
Nestle trains Central and West African youth for employment
Ghana Broadcasting Corporation - 8/12/2016 12:53:54 AM
The Head of Nestlé in the Central and West Africa Region, Kais Marzouki says thousands of young people in Central and West Africa are benefiting from training to get them ready for the working world ... unemployment in this age group,” he added. Youth ...
BPSU Recognize UN International Youth Day
Bernews - 8/12/2016 12:42:34 PM
“The UN categorizes youth as those persons between the ages of 15 – 24. It is worthwhile to note that this same age demographic coincides with the portion of the Bermudian population that is currently experiencing the highest unemployment rate.
BD National Youth Policy 2016
worldtribunepakistan.com - 8/17/2016 1:16:36 AM
Age is the only parameter to define youth, but there is no universal definition of youth. The definition of youth varies from individual country’s national law ... rate is much higher than the national unemployment rate. According tothe latest Labor ...
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.
Youth unemployment in the Arab world
The Economist online - 8/9/2016 5:39:37 PM
In 2010 the proportion of Arabs aged 15-24 ... youth unemployment rates in the Arab world were already the highest of any region, at 10% and 27% respectively. Since then these figures have risen further, to nearly 12% and 30%. Amazingly, in some Arab ...
Belize: The Economic Status and Prospects For The Youth
breakingbelizenews.com - 8/24/2016 5:50:28 PM
21% of the population was between 15 and 24 years of age. 36,432 were males and 35,093 were females, for a total of 71,525. The unemployment rate for the youth population, those between 15-24 years ... students from countries that invest in the debt ...
47 mn Indian youth drop out by 10th standard
muslimmirror.com - 8/16/2016 11:57:52 PM
India has 47 million youth of secondary and higher secondary school-going age out of school ... in the population of young people aged 15-24 between 2001 and 2011 has resulted in a comparable increase in the country’s workforce, IndiaSpend reported ...
Youth Unemployment and Entrepreneurship in the Caribbean
Council On Hemispheric Affairs - 8/15/2013 11:56:03 PM
 Furthermore, high rates of unemployment and idleness among youth in general are correlated with increased violent crime. A study by the World Bank ... youth unemployment rate in Jamaica in 1990 (ages 15-24) was 25.4 percent—indicating that the ...