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 will lead to widespread poverty in old age – OECD
theguardian.com - 11/26/2013 8:46:29 AM
High levels of youth unemployment will lead ... reform programmes in the developed world. While other countries have focused on tackling the growing burden of future pension costs by raising the state pension age or improving incentives for older workers ...
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 ...
Unemployment in India: 13.3 pct of youth jobless, says Labour Ministry
Financial Express - 12/1/2013 4:51:30 AM
The unemployment rate in the country during 2012-13 was estimated to be 13.3 per cent for the age group 15-29, a government report has revealed. The Labour Ministry report on 'Youth employment ... among age groups 15-24, 18-29 and 15-29 years.
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 ...
Youth unemployment the most dangerous force in the world
Troy Media - 9/15/2011 11:55:52 PM
Youth (defined as age 15-24) unemployment rates in Tunisia, Egypt and Libya are estimated to average some 40 per cent. And in Syria, most of those now marching and dying in the protests against President Bashar al-Assad’s regime are unemployed youth.
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 5:25:08 PM
Almost half of the world’s young people live in South Asia, the Middle East and Africa. They also have the highest share of young people out of work or in the informal sector. The population of 15- to 24-year-olds in Africa is expected to rise by more ...
Saudi Arabia needs private sector growth to stem youth unemployment, business leaders say
FOX News - 12/3/2013 7:22:26 PM
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia – Saudi Arabia, the largest Arab economy, urgently needs to create new jobs in the coming years for the millions of young people expected to enter the kingdom's workforce, Saudi business leaders and the International ...
Pope Francis: 'King Money' system has failed unemployed youth, older people
NBCNews.com - 11/28/2013 9:34:13 AM
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina -- Pope Francis took on the issue of high youth unemployment in his first interview aired exclusively in his home country of Argentina on Wednesday, warning that today's "throwaway culture" had discarded a generation of ...
Growing unemployment amongst Indian youth!
Zee News Limited - 11/30/2013 5:42:47 AM
If you are illiterate and don’t have a degree, you are more likely to get a job in India. Surprising but true! According to Labour Bureau’s “Third Annual Employment & Unemployment Survey 2012-13” released on Thursday (November 29 ...
South Africa’s youth tackle unemployment
standardmedia.co.ke - 12/2/2013 6:33:30 PM
AFRICA: South Africa has one of the highest youth unemployment rates in the world, and while the government ... This has become a common sight in a country where unemployment stands at 25 per cent. The majority are under the age of 35, often with few ...
‘How to partially tackle youth unemployment’
The Guardian - Nigeria - 12/2/2013 11:19:50 PM
THE alarming rate of youth unemployment in the country has been attributed partly to the retirement age of civil servants ... No investor would wish to put their funds in any world’s trouble spots, especially where the ingredients of volatile politics ...
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 ...
Report on youth employment-unemployment scenario 2012-13 released
Times of India - 12/2/2013 12:28:26 PM
India's most-successful woman chief minister is fighting her toughest electoral ... and employment has released the report on `Youth Employment-Unemployment Scenario 2012-13'. It comprises the labour force estimates for specific age groups representing ...
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.