Young and unemployed
In the first three quarters of 2015, about 47,000 young people, aged 15 to 29, neither worked nor studied nor trained for jobs, including 20,000 youngsters, aged 15 to 24, according to the Latvian Welfare Ministry’s report on the progress of the Youth Guarantee Programme.
This was by 7,000 youngsters or 13 per cent lower than a year ago. The Welfare Ministry concluded that young people’s situation in the job market has improved in the past years, as their rate of employment is increasing.
In Dec. 2015, the State Employment Agency h...
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