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, 2012See also: Unemployment, youth ages 15-24 map
Global Youth Unemployment: An Agenda For Substantive Intervention
Yahoo Finance - 11/20/2014 9:14:41 PM
BOSTON, Nov. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Across the globe, today's youth populations are experiencing one of the highest levels of unemployment in history. Nearly half of the world's 1.2 billion young people between the ages 15-24 are currently unemployed or ...
UN raises alarm on global youth unemployment crisis
Globe and Mail - 11/18/2014 3:16:09 AM
Governments should invest in education and health care for young people to confront a growing youth unemployment ... young people between the ages of 15 and 24 were unemployed in 2013, making up about 36 per cent of the world’s unemployed people ...
‘50% youth unemployed’
observer.org.sz - 11/27/2014 1:03:48 AM
OVER 50% of the country’s youth between the ages of 15-24 is currently unemployed ... results will be presented for age 15-24 years. The labour force 2013 survey shows that youth unemployment is still high; 51.6% of the population15-24 years are unemployed.
Equipping the youth for leadership
NATIONAL MIRROR - 11/20/2014 2:09:22 AM
But the youths whom the line opines to target no longer fancy it because the current reality in the country ... has prepared the youth for the great tasks of leadership and nation building. According to a World Bank statistics, youth unemployment rate ...
ABS Report: Racist Policies, Broken Systems Leave Black Youth Without Jobs and ‘Swimming Upstream’ in Labor Market
Atlanta Black Star - 11/17/2014 11:55:44 PM
As the country celebrates another ... 20 percent of Black people between the ages of 20 and 24 are unemployed and more than 30 percent of Black people between the ages of 18 and 19 are unemployed. While the unemployment rates for Blacks has decreased ...
Youth unemployment seen as 'scarring' by global group
CNN Money - 7/10/2012 1:14:56 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 ...
SA youth unemployment 3rd highest in world
Fin24 - 1/19/2014 11:55:58 PM
Cape Town - South Africa has the third highest unemployment rate in the world for people between the ages of 15 to 24 ... The other two countries in the top 5 of most unemployed youth are Portugal and Italy. Both have youth unemployment of more than ...
These are the best and worst countries for young people to find jobs (INFOGRAPHIC)
Global Post - 6/9/2014 2:42:12 PM
The global unemployment rate for people ages 15-24 is 12.6 percent — nearly three times that for people older than 24. To break the numbers down further, here are the countries with the world’s highest and lowest youth unemployment rates: This blog is ...
UN report: More young people alive today than ever before
PBS - 11/17/2014 7:02:14 PM
“The emergence of a large youth population of unprecedented size can have a profound effect on any country,” the ... the biggest portion of the world’s youth population. India supports 356 million people between the ages of 10 and 24, more than ...
Global Number of Youths Is Highest Ever, U.N. Reports
New York Times - 11/18/2014 12:38:41 AM
In the 33 poorest countries, for instance, most of them in sub-Saharan Africa, nearly a third of the population is between ages 10 and 24. In the world’s richest countries ... global economic crisis recedes, youth unemployment has continued to grow ...
These are the best and worst countries for young people to find jobs
CNBC - 6/9/2014 12:11:53 PM
and for the countries they live in. The numbers are uncanny: Young people comprise 17 percent of the world's population, and 40 percent of the world's unemployed. The global unemployment rate for people ages 15-24 is 12.6 percent—nearly three times that ...
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.
The Economist online - 4/26/2013 11:58:51 PM
Youth unemployment ... in stagnant ones where unemployment comes in long bouts—as in the swathe of countries around the Mediterranean. Spain, France, Italy and Greece have some of the highest youth joblessness in the rich world. Morocco, Egypt and ...