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 ...
You can create Wakanda in every African country – Kwame Anku to youth
Ghanaweb.com - 12/13/2019 7:24:00 PM
You don’t have to wait four centuries to create the world we live ... 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 the continent of Africa will look like Wakanda in 54 countries, in the next ...
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
Sadly, only a few Arab countries offer their youth these opportunities. In the Arab world, 65 percent of the population are under the age of 30. According to an ... followed by unemployment (46 percent) and lack of trust in government (30 percent).
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.
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.
Kenya is no country for young people thanks to our MPs
Daily Nation - 12/13/2019 9:24:00 PM
Why didn’t they do this for the youth? KNBS released a report that revealed that nine out of every 10 unemployed Kenyans are aged 35 and below; the largest unemployment rate was recorded in the age group 20–24 ... As youths around the world use drones for film, photography, meal and medicine delivery, such opportunities are flying past ...
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 ...