Tough times for the young with poor youth employment

Young people (aged 16 to 24) in the labour market for October to December 2012, seasonally adjusted
Young people (aged 16 to 24) in the labour market for October to December 2012, seasonally adjusted Credit: ONS

Youth unemployment up 11,000, while overall unemployment is down. Tough on the young.

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Unemployment falls to 2.5m

Unemployment fell by 14,000 between October and December to 2.5 million, official figures showed.