Youth Unemployment: The Case of Kenya

Youth Unemployment: A Global Phenomenon

Today more than 71 million youth across the globe woke up unemployed. A 2018 International Labour Organisation (ILO) report indicates that the global youth unemployment rate stands at 13 percent. This is three times higher than the figure for adults, which is 4.3 percent. Youth unemployment is a global phenomenon, hence not unique to Kenya only. However, while overall unemployment has stabilised in most developed countries, unstable unemployment is expected to increase in most developing countries such as Kenya, according to ILO. Continue reading “Youth Unemployment: The Case of Kenya”