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1 United Nations Population Division, Demographic dynamics of youth POPULATION DIVISION DESA

2 United Nations Population Division, The United Nations defines ‘youth’ as those persons between the ages of 15 and 24 years. This definition was made during preparations for the International Youth Year (1985) and endorsed by the General Assembly The United Nations defines ‘youth’ as those persons between the ages of 15 and 24 years. This definition was made during preparations for the International Youth Year (1985) and endorsed by the General Assembly

3 United Nations Population Division, Definitions used in this presentation Youth:Persons aged 15 to 24 Adolescents: Persons aged 15 to 19 Young adults:Persons aged 20 to 24

4 United Nations Population Division, Population dynamics 2.Age structure 3.Marriage 4.Adolescent fertility 5.Use of contraception 6.Mortality 7.International migration

5 United Nations Population Division, Population dynamics

6 United Nations Population Division, Population aged 15 to Least developed countries Developed countries Other developing countries World 1.2 billion

7 United Nations Population Division, The number of countries with rapidly rising populations aged 15 to 24 will decrease

8 United Nations Population Division, The number of countries with declining populations aged 15 to 24 will increase

9 United Nations Population Division, Age structure

10 United Nations Population Division, Population aged as percentage of the total population Least developed countries Developed countries Other developing countries

11 United Nations Population Division, Population aged as percentage of the total population India Republic of Korea 19 Brazil

12 United Nations Population Division, Population aged as percentage of the total population Egypt Yemen 20 Tunisia

13 United Nations Population Division, Marriage

14 Percentage of females married by age 15 of women aged and 40-44

15 United Nations Population Division, Percentage of females married by age 18 of women aged and 40-44

16 United Nations Population Division, Median percentage of ever married women aged in MDCs

17 United Nations Population Division, Adolescent fertility

18 United Nations Population Division, Adolescent birth rate and proportion ever married among women aged 15-19

19 United Nations Population Division, Use of contraception

20 United Nations Population Division, Mean level of unmet need and total demand for family planning among women who are married or in a union, by region and age group Source: Demographic and Health Surveys, DHS StatCompiler

21 United Nations Population Division, Mortality

22 United Nations Population Division, Percentage of 15-year olds dying before age 25

23 United Nations Population Division, Share of deaths from injuries in the age group 15-24, 2008

24 United Nations Population Division, International migration

25 United Nations Population Division, Distribution of migrant inflows by age to selected countries in Europe Source: Eurostat, 2011

26 United Nations Population Division, Migrant stock as a share of the population aged 15-24, 2010

27 United Nations Population Division, ● Youth are major agents of demographic change. This means that young people are themselves changing, in several respects dramatically. ● Most demographic characteristics of youth differ from those of their older peers, let alone parents. ● In several respects the demographic differences between regions and countries are particularly deep among youth.


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