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Statistics

Participation of young people in education and the labour market

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  • Release date: 24 July 2014
  • Period covered: 2012 and 2013 (provisional)
  • Next update: 29 July 2015
An annual report showing information by age, level of study, gender and economic activity.

Key points

16 to 18 year olds

  • 82 per cent engaged in some kind of education or training (80 per cent in 2012).
  • 30 per cent were in full or part-time employment (29 per cent in 2012).
  • 10 per cent were NEET (11 per cent in 2012).

19 to 24 year olds

  • 39 per cent engaged in some kind of education or training (38 per cent in 2012).
  • 61 per cent were in full or part-time employment (54 per cent in 2012).
  • 21 per cent were NEET (23 per cent in 2012).

Contact

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