The number of young people who have been unemployed for more than a year since 2000 has increased by an enormous 874 per cent (from 6,260 to 60,955), going up by 264 per cent in the last year alone.
In comparison, on average across all working age groups, long-term unemployment has risen by 50 per cent since 2000, indicating just how hard young people have been hit by the recession and reduced education opportunities, says the TUC…
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