The latest unemployment figures show that nearly 24 per cent of Welsh people in their late teens and early 20s are out of work - one of the highest rates in Britain.
It contrasts with the general trend, where unemployment has dropped across Wales.
In the three months to April unemployment fell by two thousand to 132,000 - a rate of nine per cent.
Our business correspondent Carole Green has been finding out why young people are having such a tough time - and what's being done to help them.
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