Jobs

Invest in a Youth Jobs Strategy

Ontario Liberal Plan June 21, 2014
In progress
Nov 2017

Youth Employment

Labor Market November 16, 2017

Ontario invested about $295 million in youth employment opportunities in 2013, and in 2014 , Ontario had given 20,000 jobs to young people. However, the youth unemployment rate (aged 15 to 24) was 15 percent rate in 2014. Moreover, youth unemployment rate increased from 14.2% in December 2016 to 15.6% in January according to labor market report. And in 2017, the youth unemployment rate declined from 11.9% in July to 10.6% in August, 2017.