Unemployment Among Youth 

Challenges and Solutions from Around the World

Youth unemployment is a significant issue for many nations throughout the world. The International Labour Organization (ILO) estimates that in 2021, the global rate of young unemployment was 13.6%, more than three times the rate for adults.

YOUTH Unemployment 

Challenges and Solutions 

YOUTH Unemployment 

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Many young people lack the skills and experience required by employers, making it difficult for them to find work.

Lack of skills and experience

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People with disabilities, and ethnic minorities face discrimination in the job market, making it harder for them to find employment.

Discrimination

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Many young people are forced to work in poor working conditions with low salaries and job insecurity.

The informal economy

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The quality of education provided to young people varies widely around the world resulting in a mismatch between the skills required by employers and the skills possessed by young people.

Education

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Many countries have implemented programs to improve the quality of education and provide vocational training to young people.

Education and training 

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Some countries have implemented programs to encourage young people to start their own businesses.

Entrepreneurship

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Governments can provide incentives for employers to hire young people, such as tax breaks or subsidies.

Incentives for Employers

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