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Unemployment: Young People

Mr. Frank Field: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what the unemployment levels of 18 to 24-year-olds not in full-time education were in each quarter since 1979. [121456]

John Healey: The information requested falls within the responsibility of the National Statistician, who has been asked to reply.

Letter from Colin Mowl, dated 19 February 2007:


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Unemployed people aged 18 to 24 who are not in full-time education by gender, 1992 to 2006, United Kingdom, seasonally adjusted
Thousand
All persons Males Females

1992

Quarter 2

672

444

228

Quarter 3

675

444

231

Quarter 4

716

468

247

1993

Quarter 1

741

489

252

Quarter 2

724

468

257

Quarter 3

681

456

226

Quarter 4

682

450

232

1994

Quarter 1

637

414

223

Quarter 2

615

405

210

Quarter 3

613

401

212

Quarter 4

576

372

204

1995

Quarter 1

556

356

200

Quarter 2

532

346

185

Quarter 3

537

331

205

Quarter 4

506

320

187

1996

Quarter 1

510

334

176

Quarter 2

498

324

173

Quarter 3

482

310

172

Quarter 4

470

301

170

1997

Quarter 1

439

279

160

Quarter 2

414

259

155

Quarter 3

403

258

145

Quarter 4

377

235

143

1998

Quarter 1

373

226

147

Quarter 2

367

224

143

Quarter 3

368

231

137

Quarter 4

377

232

144

1999

Quarter 1

350

220

130

Quarter 2

349

218

131

Quarter 3

330

199

131

Quarter 4

327

200

128

2000

Quarter 1

332

197

135

Quarter 2

330

205

126

Quarter 3

316

181

135

Quarter 4

318

189

129

2001

Quarter 1

317

199

118

Quarter 2

315

188

127

Quarter 3

313

201

112

Quarter 4

351

217

135

2002

Quarter 1

344

210

133

Quarter 2

327

210

117

Quarter 3

326

209

117

Quarter 4

316

199

117

2003

Quarter 1

347

211

136

Quarter 2

327

203

124

Quarter 3

330

204

126

Quarter 4

314

194

120

2004

Quarter 1

317

197

120

Quarter 2

324

193

131

Quarter 3

340

199

141

Quarter 4

349

213

136

2005

Quarter 1

339

213

126

Quarter 2

359

218

141

Quarter 3

368

235

133

Quarter 4

393

245

148

2006

Quarter 1

384

236

149

Quarter 2

429

263

167

Quarter 3

434

270

164

Source:
ONS Labour Force Survey (LFS)

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