Interesting Fact # 978 - Unemployment

The number of young people aged between 16 and 24 who are not in employment, education or training has risen by 94,000.

(According to the Prince's Trust, NEETs cost tax payers in the UK over £20 million per week in Job Seeker’s Allowance, but the loss of productivity to the UK economy is over £70 million per week. I don't like to think of humans as being "productive units", but I do know if I didn't work, or do "something", I'd be bored out of my skull.)

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