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, 2019See also: Unemployment, youth ages 15-24 map
Youth unemployment: a global crisis
Mercy Corps - 9/4/2020 7:48:00 PM
Over the next decade, the World Bank estimates one billion young people—a majority living in the countries ... term “youth unemployment” is exactly what its name implies: it results when young people – defined by the United Nations as 15-24 year ...
Education& Skills Development Key To Addressing Youth Unemployment
Africa.com - 9/30/2020 10:04:00 AM
Youth unemployment remains an ever-present problem in South Africa, ranking as one of the highest in the world. Unemployment is a big dealbreaker in any economy, feeding into two of the country’s othe
New World Bank report identifies sectors that can employ Ghana’s growing youth population
Ghana Business News - 9/30/2020 7:38:00 AM
As Ghana’s population continues to grow, and a greater part are youth, the country must create job opportunities for them. A new World Bank report launched Tuesday September 29, 2020 has identified a number of sectors that can offer employment to the youth.
Global unemployment again on the rise; situation particularly bleak for youth
Uruguay News - 9/17/2020 10:37:00 AM
“This has prolonged the labour market slump in many countries ... world’s youth, with almost 74 million people in the 15 to 24 age group unemployed around the world – a 12.6% youth ...
Citigroup to hire 6,000 youth in Asia as unemployment soars
Business Line - 9/18/2020 8:15:00 AM
Citi Foundation has also pledged to invest $35 million in philanthropic contributions and grants in Asia by 2023
Figure of the week: Supply-side interventions alone cannot solve Africa’s missing jobs problem
Brookings Institution - 9/24/2020 10:24:00 PM
Chris Heitzig highlights key figures from the recent Brookings paper “Africa’s 'youth employment' crisis is actually a 'missing jobs' crisis.”