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Participation of young people in education and the labour market

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  • Release date: 26 July 2017
  • Period covered: 2015 and 2016 (provisional)
An annual report showing information by age, level of study, gender and economic activity.

Key points

Provisional figures for 2016 indicate: 16 to 18 year olds

  • 79.2 per cent engaged in some kind of education or training (79.3 per cent in 2015).
  • 33.6 per cent were in full or part-time employment (33.3 per cent in 2015).
  • 10.4 per cent were NEET (10.7 per cent in 2015).

19 to 24 year olds

  • 37.8 per cent engaged in some kind of education or training (37.7 per cent in 2015).
  • 61.4 per cent were in full or part-time employment (61.1 per cent in 2015).
  • 18.5 per cent were NEET (18.9 per cent in 2015).

Contact

Statistician
Tel: 0300 025 3357
Email: post16ed.stats@gov.wales

Media
Tel: 0300 025 8099

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