Unemployment is falling across the region, but it's not good news for our youngsters.
Around one in five people aged between 16 and 24 are out of work in the east. Nationally the number of young jobless is nearing one million.
As the number of young job seekers continues to grow attention is focusing once again on apprenticeships as a way of solving the problem.
The number of people out of work in the East of England has fallen.
There were 203,000 people unemployed in this region, between April and June. That's a drop of around 6,000 people compared to the previous quarter.
The unemployment rate in the East of England is 6.5%.