Latest unemployment figures speak for themselves

Latest  ONS  figures for the period Sept to Nov 2011 show:

  •  1.04 million – 22.3% of ‘economically active’ 16-24 year olds are unemployed – up by 53 000.  
  • 829 000 –   20.8% of ‘economically active’  18-24 year olds are unemployed – up by 44.000.
  • 729 000 unemployed 16-24 year olds ‘not in full-time education’ – up 8000.  
  • 28 000   less 18-24 year olds are employed.
  • 2.68 million 16-64 year olds unemployed – up 118.000.
  • 57 000 less people in full-time employment.
  • 1.31 million  working part-time because they could not find a full-time job – up 44 000                                                          
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