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
Youth unemployment, a scourge of neoliberalism
Bulatlat - 6/23/2016 10:57:14 AM
According to the Labor Force Survey, 50.1 percent of the 2.594 million unemployed people, in April 2016, are from the youth, comprising the 15 to 24 age ... unemployment among OECD countries, which are said to be the most developed countries in the world.
Stabroek News - 6/17/2016 6:10:51 AM
In the absence of a clearly defined job creation strategy aimed at young people under the age of 30, and with a 24% youth unemployment rate in Guyana as estimated by the World Bank (youth, in this case, being defined as employable persons aged 15-24 years ...
Ghana needs a visionary leader: Unemployment is hell on earth
Ghana Web - 6/25/2016 8:13:12 PM
The highest punishment a government can usher on the citizens particularly the youth is to cause them to be unemployed. Unemployment ... of the country. Ghana, since the colonial ages has been a supplier of industrial inputs to the developed world.
The 10 countries in Latin America that invest most in their people
weforum.org - 6/28/2016 6:50:54 PM
Its core prime working age population ... Yet both countries have youth unemployment rates of 15-20%. Towards the middle of the regional rankings, Colombia exhibits a large skills mismatch, with one in three 15-24 year-old Colombians currently classified ...
The World Has a Problem: Too Many Young People
freerepublic.com - 6/21/2016 9:05:04 AM
The parable of our time might well be: Mind your young, or they will trouble you in your old age. A fourth of humanity is now young (ages 10 to 24). The vast majority live in the developing world ... Youth unemployment is especially striking in richer ...
Curbing Poverty, Unemployment through Education
This Day Live - 6/26/2016 6:50:17 AM
Africa has at least six out of 10 most unequal countries in the world ... about 103 million (age 15 to 64 years) and labour force is about 75 million available for work and actively seeking for job.” some of the causes of youth unemployment, Jegedesaid ...
Unemployed Youth: Europe's Festering Problem
Call UP - 6/16/2016 8:23:53 PM
... of the unemployment problem varies from country to country. Germany had a relatively lower rate of youth unemployment (6%) compared with the EU as a whole (11%), according to 2014 Gallup World Poll data. Vivian, a 19-year-old in Stuttgart, Germany ...
Upskilling local youth
sundayworld.co.za - 6/23/2016 12:15:58 PM
Theory states that the country has a great ... The sub-Saharan Africa youth unemployment rate is growing at a fast pace. According to the International Labour Organisation, it stands as 11.8% for people between the ages of 15 and 24 on the continent.
One-third of global youth human capital potential underdeveloped: WEF report
China - 6/28/2016 1:43:06 PM
The global 15-24 age ... to the World Economic Forum's (WEF) Human Capital Report 2016 published Tuesday. The report showed that only 66 percent of the human capital potential of this age group has been harnessed. Rich and poor countries alike are missing ...
Australian youth face historic social reversal
World Socialist Web Site - 6/27/2016 5:16:03 AM
Young people in Australia, aged 15–24 years, are the first generation since World War II to face lower living ... Australia’s Promise,” shows that today’s youth confront higher unemployment and under-employment, more insecure part-time and casual ...
University degrees not the answer for Africa’s unemployed youth
southernafrican.news - 6/22/2016 8:52:33 PM
Last year, 226 million youth aged 15-24 lived on the continent, and that rate is expected to double by 2055. In many Sub-Saharan African countries, half of the population is under age 18. Youth unemployment is so pervasive that attendees of the recent ...
Cameron decries ‘despicable racism’ and Palin dumps New World Order: Eight things to know about Brexit so far
Canada - 6/27/2016 5:44:41 AM
The Prime Minister vowed to “bring our country together” after a series of incidents ... migration, economic growth and youth unemployment. Hollande stressed that while they respected Britain’s vote to leave the union, “we also can expect respect ...
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 ...
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.
5 Stories Of Youth Unemployment Worldwide
The Huffington Post - 6/14/2016 4:27:02 AM
Right now one-third of young people around the globe, between the ages of 15 and 29, aren't in school or in the workforce. What are the factors driving this unemployment crisis ... wish to see in my community, country and world at large.