Youth unemployment on the Coast jumps to over 18%

Youth unemployment on the Central Coast has spiked to over 18% according to the latest employment data from the ABS. This is a 7 percentage point jump since the election of the Abbott – Turnbull Government in 2013. The record youth unemployment rate of 18.6 percent for the Central Coast is well above the state average of 11 percent. The …

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Central Coast unemployment one of the highest in NSW

The Central Coast has one of New South Wale’s highest unemployment rates at 6.5 percent. The news is even worse for young people on the Coast with a youth unemployment rate of over 18 percent. At the same time the number of people in work on the Central Coast is barely half that of seven years ago. Fewer jobs, higher …

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Youth unemployment spikes to 17%

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 …

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Local resident workers decline 43%

The total number of local resident workers on the Central Coast has declined over 43 percent since the election of the Abbott – Turnbull Government in 2013. The Australian Bureau of Statistics Labour Force Survey data reveals there were over 323,000 local resident workers on the Central Coast in December 2013. That number had dropped to under 183,000 by June 2017. The findings …

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