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Youth Unemployment Evidence Paper


This evidence paper provides a summary of research and analysis regarding youth unemployment. This will include why it is an important issue for Poole and the extent and nature of the problem, including geographic variations.

Key Facts

  • In April 2011, there were 490 people aged 16-24 claiming Job Seekers Allowance. 3.1% of the youth population in Poole.

  • Three areas in Poole (Bourne Estate, Poole Town Centre and Turlin Moor West) had youth unemployment rates of 10% or over.

  • There were 613 16-19 year olds in Poole classified as ‘currently not being in education, employment or training (NEET). 8.6% of all 16-19 year olds in Poole.

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Report Status

Date Published 
<June 2011>

Last Updated
<June 2011>

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