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Youth unemployment statistics

Published Wednesday, May 18, 2016

631,000 young people aged 16-24 were unemployed in January-March 2016, up by 6,000 on the previous quarter but down by 102,000 compared to a year ago.

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631,000 young people aged 16-24 were unemployed in January-March 2016, up by 6,000 on the previous quarter but down by 102,000 compared to a year ago.

 

The unemployment rate (the proportion of the economically active population who are unemployed) for 16-24 year olds was 13.7%, down from 15.9% a year ago.

 

 

 

 

Commons Briefing papers SN05871

Author: Jeanne Delebarre

Topic: Unemployment

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