Youth unemployment on the Central Coast has jumped to 17.3 percent. This is a 6 percentage point jump since the election of the Abbott – Turnbull Government in 2013.

The record youth unemployment rate of 17.3 percent for the Central Coast is well above the state average of 12 percent.

The findings are consistent with data showing the number of local resident workers on the Central Coast has declined 43 percent since 2013 and the overall unemployment rate for the region is higher than the New South Wales average.

Fewer jobs, higher unemployment. That’s the Liberal’s economic record on the Central Coast.

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