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
Youth unemployment could tear Europe apart: IMF
Presstv - 12/11/2013 12:57:44 AM
The managing director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) says the economic crisis in the European Union is far from over, adding that the EU’s unemployment could tear Europe apart. Speaking at the European Economic and Social Committee in Brussels ...
Worldwide youth unemployment nearly equal to entire U.S. population
economiccollapsenews.com - 4/29/2013 9:53:36 PM
Economic Collapse News has reported on the staggering unemployment ... with their youth unemployment rate reaching 57.2 percent. Now it has been reported by Economist that the total number of unemployed youth ages 15 – 24 in developed countries is ...
World Bank: Morocco youth unemployment is ‘very serious’
Raw Story - 9/7/2012 9:23:18 PM
The World Bank on Friday described the problem of youth unemployment in Morocco as “very serious,” with similarities to other countries in the region where ... who account for 44 percent of the working age population — were unemployed.
Youth unemployment the most dangerous force in the world
Troy Media - 9/15/2011 11:55:52 PM
16, 2011/Troy Media/ – What is the most dangerous force in the world? Answers that ... a third long-time dictator. In each country, unemployed, angry youth were the driving force. Youth (defined as age 15-24) unemployment rates in Tunisia, Egypt and ...
SA youth unemployment among highest in world
MSN - 8/29/2012 11:57:08 PM
SA’s youth unemployment rate of 50.5% places the country at the top of a list of emerging market countries. In 2010‚ SA’s youth unemployment rate of 50.5% (15–24 years ... 15 years and 24 years. This age classification is used for international ...
Reducing Youth Unemployment in Kenya
worldpolicy.org - 10/15/2013 2:51:16 PM
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 - 4/26/2013 11:58:51 PM
Official figures assembled by the International Labour Organisation say that 75m young people are unemployed, or 6% of all 15- to 24-year-olds ... It also refers to them as “young meisters” in order to counteract the country’s obsession with academic ...
Global youth unemployment growing at 73 million
worldbulletin.net - 8/13/2013 8:35:00 AM
The theme of this year's International Youth Day has been declared as "Youth ... current global economic and financial crisis" Ban said. Worldwide, 73 million young people between the ages of 15-24 years are estimated to be unemployed, that's half the ...
International Youth Day: Migration Can Help Tackle Youth Unemployment But Longer-Term Thinking Required
The Huffington Post - 8/12/2013 2:12:38 PM
Worldwide, 73 million young people between the ages of 15-24 years are estimated to be ... family and friends behind and move to another country. Strategic migration not only helps tackle youth unemployment, it can also help address acute ...
Tanzania’s perplexing youth unemployment crisis
GlobalPost - 10/28/2013 11:54:11 PM
DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania — By almost any measure, job prospects for young people in this East African nation should be bountiful. Tanzania ranks among the world’s 30 fastest growing economies and spends a higher percentage of its GDP on education than ...
Youth Unemployment Rise Threatens Global Economic Recovery
The Huffington Post - 4/3/2013 8:29:54 PM
meaning potential gains may be evaporating as growing numbers of those in the 15-24 age bracket are left idle. With International Labour Organisation data showing worldwide youth unemployment at 12.7 percent - or 74.6 million people - in 2012 ...
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 ... 18.6% of youth were neither employed nor in school or training programs across the OECD's 34 countries, the think ...
Global youth unemployment trends
thoughtleader.co.za - 5/29/2012 11:58:52 PM
Around the world, many youth are ... of all unemployed are below the age of 35. Youth unemployment rates fell dramatically between 2002 and 2008. Based on a 2010 Labour Force Survey, the unemployment rate for 15–24 year olds fell from 55.9 percent ...
GlobalPost announces GroundTruth reporting fellowship on rising youth unemployment
GlobalPost - 11/19/2013 11:56:44 PM
Nearly one quarter of the world’s young people are now in 21st-century limbo: not employed, not enrolled in school nor in any professional training. That’s as many as 290 million young men and women age 15-24 ... to the youth unemployment crisis.
Youth Unemployment Surges World-Wide
Wall Street Journal - 4/14/2010 7:02:16 PM
But rising youth unemployment is not just an American problem, points out a report from the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development. Across the 30 OECD countries, there are nearly 15 million unemployed workers aged 15-24 — four ...