24 May 2024

Why youngest people get hit hardest by job losses

From Checkpoint, 4:45 pm on 24 May 2024

Young people are being hit the hardest by job losses. Our unemployment rate is sitting at 4.3 percent is expected to rise above 5 percent by next year. But for young people - aged between 15 and 24 years old it is even higher. In fact, it is almost triple - sitting at 12.4 percent.