Youth is the main power of any country for its socioeconomic development. Pakistan's majority of the population consists on youth. Youth Crime is an imperative problem in every part of the country according to current situation. But, unfortunately it has been observed that the involvement of the youth in criminal activities is increasing at alarming rate, which is bad for any nation or country. It is understood that youth plays important role in the development of any nation or country. Youth is energetic and quick decision makers and due to this dynamic capability it always has been the heart of any nation. In this way, if youth begin to involve in criminal activities then the development of nation or country begin to slow down. In Pakistan youth crime is becoming gigantic problem day by day. The study was carried out to assess the phenomenon of crime and socio-economic factors of youth crime prevailing in the society. The study revealed that large number of criminals came from low socio-economic community; therefore they cannot fulfill their basic needs so they commit crime for the fulfillment of their basic needs.Therefore opportunities should be there for youth development.