Information about young people (global resources)

European Commission Youth in Europe Eurostat

Statistics on youth in Europe.

UNESCO Information services

Access to UNESCO’s information and documentation centres’ websites and data.

Europa World Year Book

Europa, 2011, Europa World Year Book. London: Europa Publications

Usually around call number REF 300.5

OECD iLibrary

Contains OECD statistics, books, papers and the fact book and glossaries.

Youth Statistics. Ministry of Youth Development NZ

Welcome to Youth Statistics, a Ministry of Youth Development resource that presents detailed statistical information about New Zealand's young people aged 12 to 24.

Adolescent and Youth Health (US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)

Statistics and commentaries on health of young people in the US.

Global Employment Trends for Youth (International Labour Organisation)

In its report on the “Global Employment Trends for Youth 2012” issued in May 2012, the ILO examines the continuing job crisis affecting young people in many parts of the world. It provides updated statistics on global and regional youth unemployment rates and presents ILO policy recommendations to curb the current trends.

Youth and the State of the World (Advocates for Youth)

Advocates for Youth champions efforts to help young people make informed and responsible decisions about their reproductive and sexual health. Advocates believes it can best serve the field by boldly advocating for a more positive and realistic approach to adolescent sexual health.

National Criminal Justice Reference Service (US)

Special feature on youth violence statistics

Centre for Youth drug studies (archive?)

This centre appears to have closed. Its publications are however listed in several a places on the web.

Youth Justice and Custody Statistics (UK)

The Ministry of Justice is one of the largest government departments, employing around 76,000 people (including those in the Probation Service), with a budget of approximately £9 billion. Each year millions of people use our services across the UK - including at 500 courts and tribunals, and 133 prisons in England and Wales. 

United Nations Youth Social Policy and Development Division

UN World Youth Report

Statistics and commentary ofn young people and juvenile justice, UN Youth Indicators, World Youth report 2011, Youth Forum, etc

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