Unemployment Is Inundating The Youth

Geography: Global —Research Source: International Labour Organisation —Date: September 2016 —Findings: 13.1% rise in unemployment among 15-24-year-olds in 2016 and is close to its historic peak of 2013. The rate is highest in Arab countries, at 30.6%, and lowest in East Asia, at 10.7%. In 2015, 25% of young workers in OECD countries were in temporary jobs and 26% were employed […]

8 Years Later And The Labour Market Is Still Recovering

Geography: Global —Research Source: International Labour Organization —Date: February 2016 —Findings:  46% of the the worlds working population (excluding already-rich countries) are deemed to be poor (earning less than $5 per day at 2011 prices). This number has dropped from 78% in 1991. Only 11.5% of the the worlds working population (excluding already-rich countries) are deemed to be “extremely poor” […]