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
Global youth unemployment set to rise, UN warns
Yahoo! - 5/8/2013 6:01:01 PM
Youth unemployment is set to rise around the world, creating a "generation at risk" that faces lower earnings and job prospects years into the future, the United Nations' labour office warns. An estimated 73.4 million people between the ages of 15 and 24 ...
Soaring youth unemployment
DAWN Group - 5/20/2013 3:20:38 AM
Between 2008 and 2010, this group grew ... those under the age of 25 is at its lowest rate in four decades, producing a real unemployment rate of 22.9 per cent. Moreover, the vast majority of jobs created since 2008 in the US have been low ...
Dire Youth Unemployment Growing Worse
FOXBusiness - 5/10/2013 3:14:00 PM
The story behind the story of high global unemployment in the wake of the recent financial crisis and ensuing worldwide ... the youth unemployment rate climbed above 60% in February, the highest rate ever recorded for that age group.
Greek youth unemployment hits 64 per cent
Daily Telegraph - 5/9/2013 5:09:43 PM
Overall unemployment has risen to an all-time high of 27 per cent, data showed on Thursday, while joblessness in the 15-to-24 age group jumped to 64.2 per ... who has studied English literature. The country's economic outlook remains uncertain, despite ...
UN warns global youth unemployment will continue to rise
Financial Times - 5/7/2013 11:52:57 PM
Global youth unemployment ... continue to rise and undermine economies’ growth potential,” the ILO warned in its Global Employment Trends for Youth 2013 report. After a slight recovery in 2010 and 2011, the rate began rising again.
Youth Unemployment: A Generation at Risk
THISDAY Live - 5/14/2013 5:22:17 AM
The new study examined the continuing job crisis affecting young people in many parts of the world. It provided updated statistics on global and regional youth unemployment ... two thirds of working age youth in some developing countries, including Nigeria ...
Italy Ponders Radical ‘Job Sharing’ Scheme To Improve Youth Unemployment
Economy Watch - 5/22/2013 5:19:57 AM
but simply subsidising current jobs, to reduce youth employment in the short-term, at the cost of nearly 1 billion euros a year. "Working less so that more can work is not going to get us anywhere," told Fiorella Kostoris, an expert on public finances ...
Capitalism and the crisis facing young people
World Socialist Web Site - 5/13/2013 9:34:00 AM
As with the attack on the working class as a whole, youth all over the world have been hit, including in the advanced capitalist countries ... under the age of 25 is at its lowest rate in four decades, producing a real unemployment rate of ...
Portugal's unemployment rate hits 18%
The Guardian - 5/9/2013 8:15:50 PM
Bailed-out Portugal added to the unemployment woes of southern Europe on Thursday as the country's jobless rate hit a startling 18% of the working population. The first quarter figures from the national statistics institute revealed that youth ...
Austerity and youth unemployment: Europe’s vicious cycle
Lebanon Daily Star - 5/21/2013 10:03:18 PM
As Europe’s most powerful state approaches its general elections, the German chancellor may well be pondering her legacy. And in many ways Angela Merkel has achieved the ultimate accolade. Her policies have certainly had a global impact and their effects ...
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 ...
Italy to outline youth jobs plan as government struggles
Reuters - 5/22/2013 9:23:20 AM
But the left-right coalition's room for maneuver even to address this pressing problem is restricted by Europe's second-biggest debt, the longest recession in at least four decades, and a long list of campaign promises. The coalition between ...
The Global Youth Jobless Crisis: A Tragic Mess That Is Not Getting Any Better
Atlantic Online - 5/9/2013 12:23:23 PM
The youth unemployment rate* among the richest countries is projected to flat ... of "youth" and "unemployment" around the world, but the ILO calculates youth unemployment as the share of 15-24-year olds in the labor force (working/looking for work ...
Correction: Mideast-Young and Hopeless-Glance
Townhall.com - 5/12/2013 10:46:46 AM
ECONOMY AND JOBS (source World Bank) — The region's gross domestic product is almost $2.7 trillion, half of that from six oil-exporting countries with ... economist in the region. YOUTH UNEMPLOYMENT (2011, age 15-24, source International ...