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
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 ...
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.
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 ...
Youth unemployment seen as 'scarring' by global group
CNN - 7/10/2012 2:17:00 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 ...
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.
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 ...
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.
US cautions against Ghana’s youth unemployment
Ghanaweb.com - 5/20/2016 4:16:00 PM
The United States of America Ambassador to Ghana, Robert P. Jackson has bemoaned the lack of jobs for the youth in the country and the rising rate of unemployment. The World Bank in its latest report on jobs in Ghana revealed that about 48 percent of the ...
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 ...
The High Cost of Youth Unemployment
Center for American Progress - 4/5/2013 3:22:00 PM
According to a new analysis by the Center for American Progress ... workers. 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 struggling ...