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Youth unemployment on the rise

May 13, 2016 06:26 AM GMT+0530 | 0 Comment(s)

Annual Unemployment Rate:  There was a ‘notable’ increase in unemployment among youth, and those with GCE A/L qualifications and above last year – from 8.1 percent in 2014 to 9.2 percent in 2015, the Central Bank says. The unemployment rate increased to 4.6 percent during 2015 from 4.3 percent in 2014, with the labour force participation rate rising to 53.8 percent from 53.3 percent, with the increased participation of rural sector females.


 

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