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 represent promise – not peril,’ Ban tells Council debate on countering extremism
UN News Centre - 4/22/2015 11:56:50 PM
23 April 2015 – Involving youth in peacebuilding processes the world ... between the ages of 15-24 – unemployed in 2013 – the last year for which data was available. In addition, as the recovery remained weak, the average length of unemployment ...
INSIGHT: The jobless youth
FINWEEK - 4/20/2015 12:03:23 PM
In a 2014 Global Risk Report, the World ... ages of 15 to 24. A Statistic South Africa report, also informed that the unemployment rate among the same age group had increased from 32.7% in 2008 to 36.1% in 2014. Government’s response has been to invest ...
'Trainee jobs could end youth unemployment'
The Local - 4/14/2015 12:31:58 PM
As the Swedish government announces plans to put millions of kronor towards creating thousands of trainee jobs by 2017, leading businessman Carl Bennet proposes a German-style programme to eliminate the country's endemic youth unemployment for this week's ...
‘Youth Represent Promise – Not Peril,” UN Secretary General Ban Tells Council Debate on Countering Extremism
eNews Park Forest - 4/23/2015 5:26:07 AM
“The role of youth ... ages of 15-24 – unemployed in 2013 – the last year for which data was available. In addition, as the recovery remained weak, the average length of unemployment spells increased considerably. Addressing the Council in his ...
Africa: 'Role of Youth At Heart of International Peace and Security,' Ban Tells Security Council Debate On Countering Extremism
AllAfrica - 4/24/2015 11:22:50 AM
Involving youth ... the ages of 15-24 - unemployed in 2013 - the last year for which data was available. In addition, as the recovery remained weak, the average length of unemployment spells increased considerably. Addressing the Council in his country's ...
Youth unemployment ticking time bomb as numbers hit 1.5 million
Standard Group - 4/22/2015 8:57:53 PM
[PHOTO:MBUGUA KIBERA/STANDARD] Kenya: More than 1.5 million people are currently unemployed in Kenya, with over a third of them being young people between the ages of 15 and 24. Consequently, the country ... help to reduce youth unemployment in this ...
Arab youths cite ISIS and unemployment as top concerns
Ansamed - 4/23/2015 4:17:31 PM
is more of a concern to young people in the Arab world than soaring unemployment levels, according to the 7th annual Arab Youth Survey. The ASDA'A Burson Marsteller survey was conducted on 3,500 people between the ages of 18 and 24 in 16 countries of the ...
Making Productivity A Priority: Silatech Is Working Toward Developing the Qatari Workforce
Yahoo Finance - 4/21/2015 4:59:51 AM
Since its establishment in 2008 to expand opportunities for young people between the ages of 18-30 throughout ... goal is to fight youth unemployment, the country itself has one of the lowest unemployment rates in the world. Career guidance, and a ...
Turkey’s unemployment rate highest in 5 years
Today's Zaman - 4/16/2015 9:30:38 AM
In the same period, the non-agricultural unemployment rate rose by 1.3 percent to reach 13.4 percent, while the youth unemployment rate (age 15-24) soared by 2.3 percent ... Monetary Fund's (IMF) latest World Economic Outlook (WEO) report, released on ...
SA youth unemployment 3rd highest in world
Fin24 - 1/19/2014 11:55:58 PM
Cape Town - South Africa has the third highest unemployment rate in the world for people between the ages of 15 to 24 ... The other two countries in the top 5 of most unemployed youth are Portugal and Italy. Both have youth unemployment of more than ...
The Economist online - 4/26/2013 3:20:28 AM
Youth unemployment ... in stagnant ones where unemployment comes in long bouts—as in the swathe of countries around the Mediterranean. Spain, France, Italy and Greece have some of the highest youth joblessness in the rich world. Morocco, Egypt and ...
Federal minimum wage
Cape Coral Daily Breeze - 4/24/2015 3:54:51 PM
We are in a world economy and ... are those between the ages of 16 - 24. The unemployment rate of those 16 - 19 is 21 percent and those between ages of 20 - 24 is 12 percent according to January, 2014 data from BLS. These youth are not only missing out ...
Youth unemployment seen as 'scarring' by global group
CNN Money - 7/10/2012 12:31:59 PM
NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- As the jobs crisis drags on, high unemployment could permanently damage the economic prospects of the ... about 18.6% of youth were neither employed nor in school or training programs across the OECD's 34 countries, the think tank ...
Global Youth Unemployment: An Agenda For Substantive Intervention
Reuters - 11/20/2014 9:14:41 PM
BOSTON, Nov. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Across the globe, today's youth populations are experiencing one of the highest levels of unemployment in history. Nearly half of the world's 1.2 billion young people between the ages 15-24 are currently unemployed or ...
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.