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
Youth unemployment, a scourge of neoliberalism
Bulatlat - 6/23/2016 10:57:14 AM
According to the Labor Force Survey, 50.1 percent of the 2.594 million unemployed people, in April 2016, are from the youth, comprising the 15 to 24 age ... unemployment among OECD countries, which are said to be the most developed countries in the world.
Ghana needs a visionary leader: Unemployment is hell on earth
Ghana Web - 6/25/2016 8:13:12 PM
The highest punishment a government can usher on the citizens particularly the youth is to cause them to be unemployed. Unemployment ... of the country. Ghana, since the colonial ages has been a supplier of industrial inputs to the developed world.
The World Has a Problem: Too Many Young People
freerepublic.com - 6/21/2016 9:05:04 AM
The parable of our time might well be: Mind your young, or they will trouble you in your old age. A fourth of humanity is now young (ages 10 to 24). The vast majority live in the developing world ... Youth unemployment is especially striking in richer ...
Curbing Poverty, Unemployment through Education
This Day Live - 6/26/2016 6:50:17 AM
Africa has at least six out of 10 most unequal countries in the world ... about 103 million (age 15 to 64 years) and labour force is about 75 million available for work and actively seeking for job.” some of the causes of youth unemployment, Jegedesaid ...
Upskilling local youth
sundayworld.co.za - 6/23/2016 12:15:58 PM
Theory states that the country has a great ... The sub-Saharan Africa youth unemployment rate is growing at a fast pace. According to the International Labour Organisation, it stands as 11.8% for people between the ages of 15 and 24 on the continent.
The 10 countries in Latin America that invest most in their people
weforum.org - 6/28/2016 6:50:54 PM
Its core prime working age population ... Yet both countries have youth unemployment rates of 15-20%. Towards the middle of the regional rankings, Colombia exhibits a large skills mismatch, with one in three 15-24 year-old Colombians currently classified ...
2016 International baseball, softball calendar to showcase 5 Youth & Women's World Championships
Around Rings - 6/30/2016 6:34:13 PM
The Women's Softball World Championship will be staged from 15-24 July in Surrey ... in over 140 countries and territories, with an estimated 65 million athletes worldwide - the majority of whom are youth athletes between the ages of 5-21.
Empower the youth to power SA’s development
Independent Online - 6/30/2016 12:43:28 PM
A nation that does not take care of its youth has no future and does not deserve one – OR Tambo South Africa – with a median age of 26 – is a young country. It is also a country with high levels of unemployment ... Independent World of Work would ...
Stabroek News - 6/17/2016 6:10:51 AM
In the absence of a clearly defined job creation strategy aimed at young people under the age of 30, and with a 24% youth unemployment rate in Guyana as estimated by the World Bank (youth, in this case, being defined as employable persons aged 15-24 years ...
Youth unemployment seen as 'scarring' by global group
CNN Money - 7/10/2012 2:12:12 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 ...
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 Rate Rising Rapidly
mintpressnews.com - 2/8/2015 11:57:30 PM
The world ... the 2014 youth unemployment rate was almost three times higher than the overall unemployment rate. The ILO predicts overall unemployment rates “to decline gradually in developed economies” while at the same time “many countries ...
'Driven by unemployment, youth in Somalia turned to piracy as a solution'
The Guardian - 8/20/2014 1:23:58 PM
In Somalia, almost seven out of 10 young people in the country are unemployed. When you consider that over 70% of the population is under 35, the youth unemployment ... age of 30 and in the next 40 years, one out of three of the world's population aged 15 ...
Youth Unemployment in Nigeria: A Situation Analysis
Brookings - 9/23/2014 4:44:03 AM
Here we explore a number of trends in youth unemployment in Nigeria and discuss various government programs attempting to address the problem. First, in terms of age ... World Bank (2003): Youth Employment Policy in Developing and Transition Countries ...
These maps show where the world’s youngest and oldest people live
Global Post - 9/7/2014 11:54:02 PM
What can the median age ... the world today — and that means that many countries have populations younger than ever before. Some believe that this "youth bulge" helps fuel social unrest — particularly when combined with high levels of youth unemployment.