Costa Rica: 300,000 youth between 15 and 24 seeking employment

Posted on March 18, 2013 • Filed under: Costa Rica, Economy, Labor Issues, Social Issues

Nearly 300,000 young people aged 15 to 24 who are working or seeking employment in our country, a population that represents about a third of the total number of boys in that age. Among young workers, half working in trade, agriculture or industry, three quarters are single and three-quarters also have one or more children. This profile comes from Census 2011 that, while not a specific study of employment…… Read Article

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