Number of Young People Unemployed in the UK 1993 to 2018

Number of Young People Unemployed in the UK 1993 to 2018

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152,000 unemployed young people were in full-time education (30% of all unemployed young people) in November 2018 to January 2019, down 20,000 from the previous quarter and down 28,000 from a year before.

Excluding those in full-time education, 348,000 people aged 16-24 were unemployed. This was up by 25,000 from the previous quarter but down slightly from the year before.

The unemployment rate for 16-24 year olds in full-time education was 14.9%, down from 17.3% a year before.

For those not in full-time education, the unemployment rate was 10.4%, down from 10.7% a year before.

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