Queensland Election 2015: Cairns Highest Youth Unemployment in Australia

Cairns Highest Youth Unemployment in Australia.

Cairns Youth Unemployment changes between 2014 and 2015.

Latest 2015 Cairns youth unemployment quoted as 21.3 per cent
July 2014 Cairns youth unemployment is 20.4 per cent

Cairns Highest Youth Unemployment – January 2015.

Labor’s first strike to win Election 2015 is to promise to re-introduce a former Labor job creation program that was dumped when Campbell Newman became premier.

In Cairns on Wednesday – where youth unemployment is 21.3 per cent – Opposition Leader Annastacia Palaszczuk promised to restore Labor’s Skilling Queenslanders for Work program.
“What we are seeing in Cairns is youth unemployment at over 20 per cent,” she said.
“These are some of the worst figures in the nation. That is nearly 4,000 young people in Cairns without a job”
http://www.brisbanetimes.com.au/queensland/queensland-state-election-2015/queensland-election-2015-jobs-firstup-target-for-qld-alp-20150107-12jpl2.html Jan 7, 2015

Queensland ‘worst’ for youth unemployment – July 2014.

Cairns, Ipswich, Caboolture, Redcliffe, Bundaberg, Gympie and outback Queensland are some of the hardest places in Australia to get a job for 15 to 24 year olds.

The latest breakdown of the July 2014 ABS data, collated by Queensland Treasury, shows Cairns has average youth unemployment of 20.4 per cent, while Ipswich has youth unemployment of 20.1 per cent.
August 19, 2014

Youth unemployment by State 2014.

Australia Youth Unemployment Feb 2014 Map

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