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What Future For European Youth?

WHAT FUTURE FOR EUROPEAN YOUTH? Youth unemployment at EU28 level is on the rise. Initiatives at the national and European level are still to deliver. In the meantime, the gap between the countries with the highest and the lowest jobless rates for young people remains extremely high. 5.5 1 in 5 young Europeans can not find a job JOB CENTRE million of young people unemployed in the EU28 (August 2013) 1 in 2 young people in Greece and Spain can not find a job YOUTH UNEMPLOYMENT IN THE EU28/ 2013 <10% <20% <30% >30% AGE 15-24 UK SE 20.7% 27.9% FI 26.2% DK 11.9% IE 29.6% NL EE 10.6% 16.1% LV BE LT 20.1% 22.5% 21% PL DE 26% CZ 17.6% 32.3% 8.4% 7.7% SK LU AT 18% FR RO 23.3% 23.3% HU BG SI 26.9% 28.7% ES 56.1% IT HR 37.3% 49.5% CY EL 40.3% PT MT 37.1% 15.7% 59% YOUTH UNEMPLOYMENT AT EU28 LEVEL BASED ON AGE GROUPS, INCLUDING NEETS / 2012 Young people neither in employment nor in education and training (NEET) corresponds to the percentage of population of a given age group and not employed and not involved in further education or training. NEET 13.2% 25-29 NEET 15.3% 15-24 15.5% 25-29 20.6% 15-24 6 COMMON HURDLES PREVENTING YOUNG PEOPLE FROM GETTING A JOB JØB Lack of jobs & options. Employed people choose to work longer Strict labour market regulations Lack of proper education Lack of career counseling Social bias against vocational education High university costs Lack of support. A 2013 study asked 5.300 young people how much support they received from education to employment. Strong education, good info. 79% Strong support but less 10% motivation. 11% EMPLOYMENT Sources Design by McKinsey & Company http://www.mckinsey.com The European Trade Union Institute (ETUI) http://www.etui.org Eurostat infographics www.dotinfographics.com http://epp.eurostat.ec.europa.eu The European Commission http://ec.europa.eu

What Future For European Youth?

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Youth unemployment at EU28 level is on the rise. The gap between the countries with the highest and the lowest jobless rates for young people remains extremely high.

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