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Jordan youth unemployment rises to almost 40 percent

Unable to find work in their chosen fields, many young Jordanians are starting careers they never expected.

The youth unemployment rate in Jordan has risen to almost 40 percent, despite having a high number of university graduates.

Unable to find work in their chosen fields, many young Jordanians are starting careers they never expected.

Al Jazeera’s Andrew Chappelle reports from the capital Amman.