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Young people in work - Animated video podcast (YouTube)

Released: 29 February 2012 Download PDF
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 The animated video with commentary shows:

1.     The latest estimate for young people aged 16 to 24 in employment was 3.6 million, with the employment rate much higher for those who had left full-time education than for students

2.     How the types of jobs differ for young people in and out of education, and between men and women

3.     How the hourly rate of pay is lower for young people than for older people

Source: Office for National Statistics

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