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Headline data on the 3 key series of data related to young people who are NEET will be published quarterly, with an annual statistical report.
16-18 year olds
- SFR basis - As at end 2014 (p) , 10.9 per cent of 16-18 year olds were NEET (12,200) compared with 10.9 per cent (12,300) at end 2013.
- APS basis - New data - For the year ending Quarter 4 2015, 9.7 per cent of 16-18 year olds were estimated to be NEET, compared with 8.1 per cent at the year ending Q4 2014.
- Pupil Destinations basis – New data - As at October 2015, 2.8 per cent of Year 11 leavers were NEET compared with 3.1 per cent in 2014.
19-24 year olds
- SFR basis- As at end 2014 (p), 20.7 per cent of 19-24 year olds were NEET (53,700) compared with 21.1 per cent (54,500) at end 2013.
- APS basis- New data - For the year ending Quarter 4 2015, 18.7 per cent of 19-24 year olds were estimated to be NEET, compared with 19.7 per cent for the year ending Q4 2014.
The definitive source for estimates of the proportion of young people who are NEET in Wales is the annual statistical first release (SFR). This update provides users with timelier, but less statistically robust, statistics.
- Statistical first release (SFR) ‘Participation of young people in education and the labour market’ using education data sources and the Annual Population Survey.
- Annual Population Survey (APS) (Office for National Statistics).
- Careers Wales Pupil Destinations from Schools in Wales survey.
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