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A generation at risk

Global Employment Trends for Youth 2013


The world is facing a worsening youth employment crisis: young people are three times more likely to be unemployed than adults and over 75 million youth worldwide are looking for work.

Sara Elder and Theodore Sparreboom, Internationla Labour Organization (ILO) Senior Labour Economists, and authors of the report explain its findings.

The ILO has warned of a “scarred” generation of young workers facing a dangerous mix of high unemployment, increased inactivity and precarious work in developed countries, as well as persistently high working poverty in the developing world. 

The following report aims at assisting readers to grasp the main findings and updates in youth labour market trends.

Global Employment Trends for Youth 2013: A generation at risk

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