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Further encouraging stats regarding employment, unemployment and economic activity among Scotland’s 16 – 24 year olds carried on news.gov.scot today. Link and snippets below:

https://news.gov.scot/news/employment-unemployment-and-inactivity-for-young-people-16-24-years-scotland

New statistics from the Annual Population Survey have been released which show that 336,000 young people aged 16-24 years were in employment in Scotland in October 2018 to September 2019. The employment rate for young people was 59.0 per cent, higher than a year ago (57.9 per cent).

In the same period, 34,000 young people aged 16-24 years were unemployed. The unemployment rate for young people was 9.1 per cent, lower than a year ago (9.5 per cent).

In the same period, 199,000 young people aged 16-24 years were economically inactive. The economic inactivity rate for young people was 35.0 per cent, lower than the year before (36.1 per cent).