Long-term youth unemployment soars

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The number of young people unemployed for more than a year has increased almost nine-fold over the past decade, according to a new study.


The TUC said the number of 18 to 24-year-olds out of work had soared by 874%, from 6,260 to 60,955 since 2000, going up by 264% in the last year alone.