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 ...
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.
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 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 ...
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.
Youth unemployment is a huge problem for Latin America. Here’s how to solve it
weforum.org - 6/14/2016 8:44:44 AM
Youth unemployment ... between the ages of 16 and 24 are unemployed, a 6% increase since 2007. This issue is especially relevant in Latin America. Unemployed youngsters represent more than 40% of the total number of unemployed in many countries (a higher ...
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 ...
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 ...
Turkey's unemployment falls slightly in March
worldbulletin.net - 6/15/2016 11:21:02 AM
For workers aged 15-64, the unemployment rate also fell 0.5 percentage points in March compared with the same period of the previous year. The agency said that 3.023 million people in the country ... s youth unemployment rate, covering ages 15-24 ...
World Bank Approves US$ 63 Million for the Socio-Economic Empowerment of Adolescent Girls and Young Women in Jharkhand, India
UN News Centre - 6/24/2016 7:45:45 PM
WASHINGTON, June 21, 2016 – The World Bank ... “The benefits of a country’s demographic dividend hinges on the productive employment of its working age population. In Jharkhand, an estimated 56 percent of young women (ages 15-24) are neither engaged ...
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 ...
Global Youth Unemployment Rate Rising Rapidly
mintpressnews.com - 2/8/2015 11:57:30 PM
The world ... the 2014 youth unemployment rate was almost three times higher than the overall unemployment rate. The ILO predicts overall unemployment rates “to decline gradually in developed economies” while at the same time “many countries ...
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.