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
Youth unemployment rate in EU countries August 2019
Statista - 3/12/2019 8:48:00 AM
Youth unemployment rate in EU member states Unemployment is a crucial economic factor for a country; youth unemployment is often examined separately because it tends to be higher than unemployment in older age groups ... rates in the world, for example ...
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 ...
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.
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 ...
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.
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 ...
The threats of youth unemployment in Ghana
Ghanaweb.com - 2/1/2018 1:39:00 AM
This danger which has eluded many governments for far too long is the threat of youth unemployment ... The World Bank in its current report on jobs in Ghana has disclosed that about 48 percent of the youth in the country, who are between 15 - 24 years ...
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 ...
'Driven by unemployment, youth in Somalia turned to piracy as a solution'
The Guardian - 8/20/2014 3:29:00 PM
Consider Africa where over 70% of the continent's population is under the age of 30 and in the next 40 years, one out of three of the world's population aged 15-24 will live in Africa ... Driven by poverty and unemployment, youth in Somalia turned to ...