Jobless Crisis for Youth
Grim reading arising from a global survey of youth unemployment.
The Declining Numbers of Americans Wanting Work
The US labour-force participation rate is dropping - fewer people are in work or are looking for work.
Iran’s demographic crisis
There’s a demographic dimension to the turmoil in Iran over the disputed election results. Most of the rioters seem to have been young people in the cities. When you look at Iran’s demographic profile, you can see that there are bound to be tensions – there is a huge “youth bulge” amongst the 15 to 29-year-olds.
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Population Association of America,
religion in public square,
World Health Organisation,
falling birth rates,
New York Times,
Moscow Demographic Summit 2011,
low fertility trap,
Population Research Institute,