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, 2018See also: Unemployment, youth ages 15-24 map
The Highest Youth Unemployment Rates in Europe
WorldAtlas - 12/13/2019 7:45:00 PM
Greece comes in first with 33% of people under 25 unemployed. Youth unemployment is a problem faced across European countries. As defined by the United Nations, a youth is someone between the age of 15 and 24 years. Youth unemployment refers to the situation where young people are looking for a job but are unable to get one. Youths that are not ...
How unemployment rates relate to economic attitudes in the EU
Pew Research Center - 12/11/2019 8:37:00 PM
Against this backdrop, a new Pew Research Center analysis finds that people in EU nations with higher unemployment rates tend to voice more pessimism about future job prospects in their country. The analysis also finds that youth unemployment rates ... unemployment rate for the entire working-age population share a close relationship.
Unemployment high on list of Arab youth’s major concerns
Zawya - 12/10/2019 6:29:00 AM
... offer their youth these opportunities. In the Arab world, 65 percent of the population are under the age of 30. According to an Arab News — Arab Strategy Forum research study conducted by YouGov, 55 percent of this demographic group believe corruption is the main problem in their country, followed by unemployment (46 percent) and lack of ...
You can create Wakanda in every African country – Kwame Anku to youth
Ghanaweb.com - 12/13/2019 7:24:00 PM
According to Kwame Anku, the movie 'Wakanda', a fictional African country which developed the world’s most advanced technology ... “For me, the job of the African youth is to get ready and link up with those further ahead and let us mentor you and watch us and model us. So when you are under the age of 20 and you are not believing that ...
At World Youth Forum, young people lead conversation for a new Middle East
The National Blogs - 12/15/2019 5:52:00 PM
AFP Climate change, conflict, and jobs were on everybody’s lips as thousands of young people from the region and beyond considered the challenges of the future at the opening of the World Youth Forum ... are under the age of 30. According to the International Labour Organization, youth unemployment in the country is over 20 per cent.
47 countries where young people are living in an unemployment crisis
Business Insider - 12/3/2015 8:57:00 PM
In fact, the higher the educational attainment, the higher the unemployment rate. The economic activity rate (EAR, measuring how many people in a certain age ... World Bank. Notably, even though Mauritania has a high youth-unemployment rate, the country ...
Tackling Ghana’s youth unemployment
Ghanaweb.com - 11/26/2017 1:51:00 PM
The issue of unemployment in Ghana, especially among the youth ... 15-24 year age group (25.9 percent). The government and the private sector have rolled out a number of interventions geared towards solving the unemployment challenge confronting the country.
Youth Unemployment in Nigeria: A Situation Analysis
Brookings Institution - 9/24/2014 12:36:00 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 ...
Young Moroccans love their country. Here’s why they’re leaving.
Christian Science Monitor - 12/9/2019 2:58:00 PM
Morocco’s king was lauded for creating an exception to the Arab Spring, but for Moroccans today, his measures have fallen short.
Global Youth Unemployment is on the Rise Again
UN News Centre - 8/25/2016 7:42:00 PM
GENEVA (ILO News) – The International Labour Organization (ILO) estimates that the global youth unemployment rate ... to 9.6 per cent of prime-age workers (aged 25–54). The challenge is particularly acute in some countries where the at-risk-of-poverty ...