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New research reveals 'huge inequalities' in life chances

The Independent.co.uk - UK - home news

By Alan Jones

The chances of young people finding a job or going to university depend on where they were born, revealing “huge inequalities” across the country, according to new research.

A study for the Nominet Trust charity revealed a "postcode lottery" for the life chances of youngsters.

The data showed that young people in Erdington, Birmingham, were more than three times as likely to be unemployed as youngsters in South Kensington, London.

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I fully agree to this study.

I fully agree to this study. Young people only got a chance to go to college and have a job depends on where and whom you come from. Young people comes from a wealthy family has a big chance to study colleges and gain a most admired job, while those less fortunate ones can only reach seniors school, in fact they have to work while studying to support their study because their parents can't.

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