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
Kenya’s economy groans under weight of its jobless youth
Standard Group - 2/25/2017 11:36:34 PM
The future of Kenya’s competitiveness in the global economy remains bleak as the country struggles to contain the heaviest youth unemployment burden in East Africa. Of a working age population ... Saharan Africa and the world, respectively, in overall ...
The Vicious Cycle: Pessimism and Youth Unemployment in Southern Europe
Brown Politcal Review - 2/21/2017 11:55:37 PM
Of the 15 countries with the highest youth unemployment rates in the world, eight are located in southern Europe ... they prepare to deal with unemployment from a young age. Culture, music, and the city atmosphere encourage this behavior and exacerbate ...
47 countries where young people are living in an unemployment crisis
The Business Insider - 12/3/2015 11:44:42 AM
Since the global financial crisis, high youth unemployment has been a problem across the world. But even though the issue is widespread, the causes and the effects vary greatly within each country ... people in a certain age group are active or ...
Time bomb of unemployment among Arab youth
thearabweekly.com - 2/25/2017 11:22:15 PM
London - Unemployment among young people in the Arab world is on an “alarming ... the major factor underlying the youth challenge — demographics. Statistics indicate that young people between the ages of 15 and 29 make up nearly one-third of ...
Unemployment - youth male (% of male labor force ages 15-24) in High income OECD
tradingeconomics.com - 2/18/2017 6:34:04 AM
Unemployment; youth male (% of male labor force ages 15-24) in High income OECD was last measured at 18.08 in 2014, according to the World Bank. Youth unemployment ... of labor force and unemployment differ by country.This page has the latest values ...
Youth unemployment is the next big crisis
www.globalcitizen.org - 7/13/2015 11:59:48 PM
The world is experiencing an unprecedented youth unemployment bulge ... There are more youth (ages 15-24) in the world today than ever before – 87% of whom live in developing countries. Today’s youth are three times more likely to be unemployed ...
Depression top cause of disability, strikes young and old: WHO
Reuters - 2/23/2017 9:05:38 AM
GENEVA More than 4 percent of the ... fact in many countries people who are affected by poverty, unemployment, civil strife and conflict are actually at higher risk of certainly anxiety disorders and also depression," Chisholm said. Three age groups ...
Egyptian Youth Speak their Minds in Essays: We Need Better Skills for More Jobs
The World Bank - 2/21/2017 3:48:52 PM
In a country ... the unemployment challenge? Egyptian youth encounter a broad range of obstacles related to getting work. According to the World Bank’s Quick Note on Egypt's Youth Outside of Work and Education, the percentage of people age 15–29 ...
Addressing Youth Unemployment in the Balkans
europeanwesternbalkans.com - 7/18/2016 11:56:28 PM
With the exception of Kosovo, the World Bank data base on youth unemployment (ages 15-24) provides interesting information on Balkan countries, which allows inter-country comparisons and trend analyses. Overall, as reported in table 1, with rates in the ...
As youth unemployment spikes, job seekers keep dreaming
Public Radio International - 9/9/2016 7:33:11 PM
The global youth unemployment rate has returned to a level close to its all-time high, according to new data from the International Labor Organization. An estimated 71 million young people ages 15-24 are currently looking for work but can’t find it ...
48% Ghanaian youth jobless – World Bank
Citi FM Online - 5/12/2016 2:38:50 PM
The World Bank in its latest report on jobs in Ghana has revealed that about 48 percent of the youth in the country, who are between 15-24 years do not have ... 517,394 – are employed; putting unemployment at 1.9%. Among the age groups, the rate ...
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.
Global youth unemployment is on the rise again
ilo.org - 8/24/2016 8:20:47 PM
Of greater concern is the share and number of young people, often in emerging and developing countries ... per day. Youth are defined as 15-24. Source: World Employment and Social Outlook 2016: Trends for Youth. “The alarming rise in youth unemployment ...
Worldwide youth unemployment nearly equal to entire U.S. population
Economic Collapse News - 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 ...
Labor > Unemployment, youth male > % of male labor force ages 15-24:
nationmaster.com - 2/6/2017 11:44:47 PM
DEFINITION: Unemployment, youth male (% of male labor force ages 15-24). Youth unemployment refers to the share of the labor force ages 15-24 without work but available for and seeking employment. Definitions of labor force and unemployment differ by country.