America's Youth Employment Ratio Falls To The Lowest Point On Record

The BLS reports,

In July, the employment-population ratio for youth—the proportion of the 16- to 24-year-old civilian noninstitutional population that was employed—was 48.8 per cent, a record low for the series.

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