Finland - Risk of poverty among youngsters - March 31, 2017

A Turku University professor stated that a degree is no guarantee for work, and high living costs aggravate the situation further. Especially millennials continue to struggle. Statistics Finland reports that more than one in four 18–24-year-olds are poor, or have low income. Poverty among young adults aged 25-34 has increased the most out of all age groups, by 17 percent compared with pensioners between 2008 and 2015. A third of these are students, another third unemployed.

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