Figures released last week showed a slight dip in the number of unemployed Americans, but for one demographic, the change was dramatic.

FOX News Radio's Eben Brown reports:

Unemployment is at 8.1%.  That's down a trifle, but for people under 30, the rate is higher.

(Conway) "For young adults, the number this month is 12.7%, with an additional 1.7 million who are no longer counted by the Federal government."

Paul Conway is a former Labor Department chief-of-staff who now heads up Generation Opportunity.  Those 1.7 million not counted are no longer looking for work.  If you add them in...

(Conway) "Your actual unemployment number: 16.7%."

...Far more than the 360,000 "over 30" workers out of the labor force.

Eben Brown, FOX News Radio.

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