Highest Youth Unemployment rates in July 2014.
29.8% South Australia ?? Outback, SA Australian Labor Party
26.7% Tasmania – South East, TAS Liberal
25.3% Shepparton, VIC Liberal/National
22.5% Townsville, QLD LNP
20.7% Mornington Peninsula, VIC Liberal/National
20.6% Launceston and North East, TAS Liberal
20.2% Cairns, QLD LNP
19.8% Richmond ?? Tweed, NSW Liberal
19.8% Hume, VIC Liberal/National
19.5% South Australia – South East, SA Liberal
Source: 6291.0.55.001 – Labour Force, Australia, Detailed – Electronic Delivery, July 2014.
RM1 – Labourforce status by Region (ASGS SA4), Sex and Age, October 1998 onwards
News Report from ABC News in November 2014
Australia’s youth unemployment rate of 27.2 per cent is the highest since the 1990s, up from a low of 16.6 per cent just before the global financial crisis in 2008.