IANS | 20 Jun, 2012
The number of 18 to 24-year-old Britons who have remained jobless for over a year has rocketed from 6,260 in 2000 to 60,955 this year -- an astounding 900 percent, the Trades Union Congress has said.
Around 2.63 million people are out of work in the whole country, according to figures released in May, The Sun reported.
Those unemployed for over 12 months hit 887,000 -- a 16-year high.
The number of employed British nationals fell by 43,000, while that of employed non-British rose by 49,000.