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New figures show the number of young people not in education, employment or training in Wales fell during 2016
Skills and Science Minister, Julie James, has welcomed new figures showing a decline in the number of young people not in education, employment or training (NEET) during 2016.
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Wales Children in Need Census
An annual report which includes data on disability and parenting capacity factors.
- There were 18,990 children in need included in the Children in Need Census at 31 March 2016, which was a rate of 302 per 10,000 children aged under 18 years, and 105 who were unborn.
- More than a third (38 per cent) of referrals were from local authority departments and a further 34 per cent from the police and primary or community health services.
- One-fifth (20 per cent) of children in need had a disability.
- Parental substance or alcohol misuse, domestic abuse and parental mental ill health capacity factors were each recorded for about a quarter of children in need.
- The attainment of children in need at each Key Stage assessment was much lower than the average for all pupils.
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