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26th of May 2024
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Young people bore the brunt of the financial crisis, with almost a quarter (22.5%) unemployed in 2011. Since then the rate has fallen, and Thursday’s Labour Market statistics show 16% of 16-24 year olds are unemployed.

However the numbers of young people out of work is still significantly higher than the 6% rate for the working population as a whole.