568,000 young people aged 16-24 were unemployed in October-December 2016, down 23,000 from the previous quarter and down 57,000 compared to a year ago.Jump to full report >>
The unemployment rate (the proportion of the economically active population who are unemployed) for 16-24 year olds was 12.6%, down from 13.6% a year ago.
Excluding young people in full-time education, 369,000 people aged 16-24 were unemployed in October-December 2016, down 27,000 from the previous quarter and down 39,000 from the previous year.
The unemployment rate for 16-24 year olds not in full-time education was 10.9%, compared to 12.0% a year ago.
Commons Briefing papers SN05871
Author: Andrew Powell