Fewer NEET young people

Young People Not in Education, Employment or Training (NEET), November 2013

  • There were 1.07 million young people (aged from 16 to 24) in the UK who were Not in Education, Employment or Training (NEET), down 19,000 from April to June 2013 and down 28,000 from a year earlier
  • The percentage of all young people in the UK who were NEET was 14.9%, down 0.2 percentage points from April to June 2013 and down 0.3 percentage points from a year earlier.
  • Just over half (55.0%) of all young people in the UK who were NEET were looking for work and available for work and therefore classified as unemployed. The remainder were either not looking for work and/or not available for work and therefore classified as economically inactive.
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