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Youth unemployment statistics

Published Wednesday, April 20, 2016

627,000 young people aged 16-24 were unemployed in December-February 2016, about the same as the previous quarter and down 115,000 from the previous year.

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627,000 young people aged 16-24 were unemployed in December - February 2016, about the same as the previous quarter and down 115,000 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 16.1% a year ago.

 

 

 

 

Commons Briefing papers SN05871

Author: Marianne Oneill

Topic: Unemployment

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