624,000 young people aged 16-24 were unemployed in Jun-Aug 2016, up slightly 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 13.7%, down from 14.7% a year ago.
Excluding young people in full-time education, 414,000 people aged 16-24 were unemployed in Jun-Aug 2016, up 11,000 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 12.1%, compared to 13.1% a year ago.
Commons Briefing papers SN05871
Authors: Marianne Oneill; James Mirza Davies