Youth unemployment

29 June 2018

Youth Guarantee five years on: Lessons learnt

(From ec.europa.eu ) The latest Eurostat figures show that the youth unemployment rate dropped from 18.7% in 2016 to 16.8% by the end of 2017. Since peaking at 23.9% following the 2008 financial crisis, youth unemployment has now fallen to just over 1 percentage point above the pre-2008 rate (15.1%), which shows the positive progress that has been made in this area over the last five years. The Youth Guarantee scheme has been playing a key role in this progress since EU Member States committed to the implementation of the scheme in a Council Recommendation of April 2013 . Aimed at giving...
Unemployment and inactivity of young people – do we see progress and the right policy responses?
23 May 2017

Unemployment and inactivity of young people – do we see progress and the right policy responses?

This 'Evidence in focus' on the 2017 Joint Employment Report, adopted on 3 March 2017 by the EPSCO Council, and its Scoreboard of Key Employment and Social Indicators looks at policy efforts to address challenges for young people, including unemployment a...