Youth unemployment: the young workers hit hard by the Covid crisis - short news
The under-35s account for almost 80% of jobs lost in the past year. Three of them tell their storyUnemployment rate falls to 4.9%
Young workers have been hit the hardest by rising unemployment during the Covid pandemic, with those under the age of 35 accounting for almost 80% of jobs lost in the past year.
Official figures show youth long-term unemployment has hit a five-year high, with more than 200,000 under 25s out of work for more than six months. Employment is also falling..
source: The Guardian - 21.04.2021