Youth unemployment statistics

Published Wednesday, January 20, 2016

628,000 young people aged 16-24 were unemployed in September-November 2015, down 56,000 from the previous quarter and down 136,000 from the previous year.

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628,000 young people aged 16-24 were unemployed in September-November 2015, down 56,000 from the previous quarter and down 136,000 from the previous year.

The unemployment rate (the proportion of the economically active population who are unemployed) for 16-24 year olds was 13.7%, down from 16.9% a year ago.

 

Commons Briefing papers SN05871

Author: Jeanne Delebarre

Topic: Unemployment

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