10 Countries Where Young People Can't Find a Job

young people teenagers can't find jobs
young people teenagers can't find jobs

By 24/7 Wall St., Introduction by Jake Thiewes


Unemployment is not just a problem in the United States. According to new data from Eurostat, the 17 countries that both use the euro as currency and belong to the European Union is 11.1 percent, compared to 8.3 percent in the U.S.

When it comes to youth unemployment, though, the problem is far deeper and more pervasive in Europe. About 16 percent of American youths -- aged 16 to 25 -- are unemployed, but the youth unemployment rate in the European Union is nearly 22 percent, with some countries experiencing a 50 percent unemployment rate among young people.

These are the 10 EU countries with the worst unemployment rates among young people.