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Participation of young people in education and the labour market

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  • Release date: 28 July 2016
  • Period covered: 2014 and 2015 (provisional)
An annual report showing information by age, level of study, gender and economic activity.

Key points

Provisional figures for 2015 indicate: 16 to 18 year olds

  • 79.5 per cent engaged in some kind of education or training (80.1 per cent in 2014).
  • 33.2 per cent were in full or part-time employment (31.8 per cent in 2014).
  • 10.5 per cent were NEET (10.8 per cent in 2014).

19 to 24 year olds

  • 37.6 per cent engaged in some kind of education or training (38.2 per cent in 2014).
  • 61.2 per cent were in full or part-time employment (60.3 per cent in 2014).
  • 19.0 per cent were NEET (20.4 per cent in 2014).

Contact

Statistician
Tel: 029 2082 3357
Email: post16ed.stats@wales.gsi.gov.uk

Media
Tel: 029 2089 8099

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