Every fourth young Ukrainian doesn't work, employment service
- 16.08.2016, 13:08,
- Society » Society. Main
One million eight unemployed of working age are reported in Ukraine, according to the State Employment Service, RBK Ukraine (SES).
By now 1,8m people of working age are not employed.
Twenty five percent of young people under 24 do not have a job.
Results are obtained based on the first quarter of 2016.
Acting head of the SES Valerii yarishenko said: "Unfortunately, the unemployment rate among young people aged 15-24 is high across Europe. Here it amounts to 25%. The amount of unemployed in the first quarter of 2016 almost amounted to 1,8m people. Compared to the last year rate it increased by 100 thousand."
In total, the amount of employed people amounts to 16,1m people.