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
Obama warns of lost generation due to high youth unemployment in Europe
Washington Post - 6/19/2013 5:47:00 PM
Obama said during a speech later Wednesday: “we want to work with you to make sure that every person can enjoy the dignity that comes from work — whether they live in Chicago or Cleveland, in Belfast or Berlin, in Athens or Madrid, everybody deserves ...
Obama warns EU over high youth unemployment
San Francisco Gate - 6/19/2013 3:30:59 PM
BERLIN (AP) — President Barack Obama raised the prospect Wednesday that Europe might need to adjust its economic policies to tackle high youth unemployment and make sure that some countries don't "lose a generation." Obama warned during his visit to ...
Europe faces uphill battle over youth unemployment
NBC News - 6/19/2013 1:22:08 PM
When the plans were being drawn up, most policymakers were focused on tackling youth unemployment in the southern European countries that have been hit hardest by the debt and economic crisis: Greece, Spain, Italy and Portugal. Figures show that ...
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 ...
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 ... reported the youth unemployment rate climbed above 60% in February, the highest rate ever recorded for that age group.
Europe seeks ways to ease youth unemployment
comcast.net - 6/14/2013 6:07:14 PM
High youth unemployment ... 40 percent of Italians aged 15-24 and active in the job hunt are unemployed. The figure is above 50 percent in Spain and Greece. Experts warn that if the rate stays that high, those countries could suffer a 'lost ...
Youth Unemployment Isn't Going Away Anytime Soon
aleteia.org - 6/10/2013 3:13:02 PM
According to The Atlantic, the International Labor Organisation has undertaken a global review of youth unemployment (calculated as the share of 15-24 year ... The world figure of course masks some terribly large variations between countries.
Global Youth Unemployment: a ticking timebomb
The Guardian - 3/27/2013 11:34:10 AM
Are we already too late to prevent a lost generation in some developing countries? Youth unemployment ... world is at an all-time high, at around 1.2 billion, and within the next decade a further one billion people will come of working age.
The High Cost of Youth Unemployment
Center for American Progress - 4/5/2013 3:19:43 PM
While others have slowly returned to work, the unemployment rate for Americans ages ... Youth unemployment in the United States is high relative to European countries with more youth-friendly labor markets While advanced economies around the world are ...
Youth Unemployment Rise Threatens Global Economic Recovery
The Huffington Post - 4/3/2013 8:29:54 PM
meaning potential gains may be evaporating as growing numbers of those in the 15-24 age bracket are left idle. With International Labour Organisation data showing worldwide youth unemployment at 12.7 percent - or 74.6 million people - in 2012 ...
Eurozone unemployment hits record 12.2%
CNN Money - 5/31/2013 10:31:24 AM
Related: The 5 most competitive countries in the world High youth unemployment has been particularly worrisome for politicians and European officials. Eurostat data show eurozone unemployment among those under the age of 25 topped 24.4% in April.
Boosting Youth Employment in Niger
The World Bank Group - 6/11/2013 9:38:23 PM
In Niger, the lack of job opportunities for youth is a contributing factor to social instability The World Bank has ... 2013 – In Niger, a country where 67% of the population is under 25 years of age, the problem of youth unemployment and underemployment ...
Reclaiming America's Youth and Recovering Our Economy
The Huffington Post - 6/19/2013 12:03:24 PM
They are the disconnected youth -- the more than six million 16-to-24 ... to connect at least 60 low-income young adults to jobs in the technology and digital media industry. This includes the creation of a Break Through news desk which will provide ...
Nigeria’s soaring unemployment and poverty rates
Punch - 6/18/2013 10:55:59 PM
The World ... out of 186 countries in the 2013 United Nations Human Development Index.” The World Bank further notes that “Job creation in Nigeria has been inadequate to keep pace with the expanding working age population. The official unemployment ...
Sweden: Highest ratio of youth unemployment
unric.org - 6/14/2013 1:56:42 PM
Youth unemployment is certainly highest in countries such as Spain with more than 40% of young job seekers unemployed ... because of pre-established payment rates based on age categories. A new word has been created to explain a new phenomenon that ...