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
From Classroom To The Real World: How Young People In Africa Can Unlock Limitless Opportunities
Forbes - 10/27/2014 3:56:34 AM
More than half of men and women ages 15 to 34 are projected to have attained secondary education, according to economists Deon Filmer and Louise Fox, the lead authors in a recent World Bank report ... working to tackle youth unemployment are providing ...
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 ...
Turkey: one third of youth neither at work nor at school
Ansamed - 10/30/2014 2:58:44 PM
(ANSAmed) - ISTANBUL - As the world and Turkey proceed toward economic shrinkage, it is the young population that is the most anxious. While youth unemployment is rapidly ... million young women between the ages of 15-24, and they lag behind men both ...
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 ...
Youth Unemployment in South East Europe: Averting a Lost Generation
The World Bank - 5/26/2014 11:31:13 AM
These dim prospects are reshaping the policy landscape in the SEE6 countries and prompting governments in the region to work with the World Bank Group to begin exploring specific, differentiated policies that can better address youth unemployment.
South Africa's Ticking Time Bomb
US News and World Report - 7/3/2014 2:17:55 AM
The unemployment figures for South Africa's youth are staggering. Officially, youth unemployment (ages ... the best in the world, would be a godsend to South Africa. They believe that more programs between small businesses of our two countries could ...
'Youth unemployment is an international security issue'
theguardian.com - 8/20/2014 6:10:18 PM
How would you describe youth unemployment in the developing world? From our work in African countries I'm aware that almost 70% ... In Africa, there are about 200m people between 15-24 that are unemployed and we know this number is going to increase.
Youth and longterm unemployment is a test for the developed world to learn to promptly solve future large scale job displacement
Next Big Future - 7/3/2014 11:53:34 PM
Average overall unemployment is about 12% in the EU. This does not count underemployment. Youth unemployment has been over 50% in Spain and Greece since late in 2011 and will soon reach 3 years. In several other EU countries ... aged 15-24, of whom 5.6 ...
Give youth power to boss up their future
Jamaica Gleaner - 10/19/2014 5:24:48 AM
We are living in a data-driven world that affords 100 billion Google searches per month on the Internet, and 175 million Facebook users connected at any given moment. If Facebook were a country ... the ratio of youth-to-adult unemployment stands at ...
The State of Youth Unemployment in South Africa
Brookings - 8/15/2014 1:51:23 PM
 Cross-country comparisons regularly affirm that South Africa’s unemployment rates are among the highest in the world ...  Youth are defined by the International Labor Organization as individuals between the ages of 15 to 24 years.
Breaking the cycle of youth unemployment, poverty
IRIN - 10/31/2014 7:15:14 PM
Worldwide, an estimated 73 million youths - defined as those between the ages of 15 and ... on social inclusion, the World Bank considers youth unemployment to be a form of social exclusion, particularly in developing countries: it hinders and degrades ...
United Nations Day Launched In Accra
Ghana Broadcasting Corporation - 10/22/2014 3:19:33 AM
He said people between ages 15 and 25 made up 1.1 billion of the world’s population, and expressed regrets that youth agitations, youth unemployment and violence ... Delivering a statement on behalf of the UN Country Representative, Mr Wolfgang Haas ...
Why Brazil's youth turned against the World Cup
The Week Magazine - 6/9/2014 1:01:59 PM
And the young people of Brazil, many of whom have channeled their anger and resistance against the impending World Cup ... of 51.91. Unemployment affects youth disproportionately; across the country, one in every five Brazilians between ages of 18 and ...
A biting & phenomenal youth unemployment in Ghana
Ghana Web - 10/9/2014 3:06:20 AM
Yet the youth in these countries including ... this urban unemployment phenomenon is conspicuously worse among the uneducated ones. The statistics indicate very worryingly that the total population projection of the youth aged 15-24 years would increase ...