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Long-term youth jobless rate triples (Illawarra Mercury)

14 April 20140 comments

The number of young people facing long-term unemployment has tripled since the global financial crisis, according to a new analysis of Australian Bureau of Statistics data.

There are currently 257,000 unemployed young people (aged 15 to 24) across the nation, and more than 50,000 have been unemployed for longer than a year.

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