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Participation of young people in education and the labour market

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  • Release date: 24 July 2013
  • Period covered: 2011 and 2012 (provisional)
  • Next update: July 2014
An annual report showing information by age, level of study, gender and economic activity.

Key points

16 to 18 year olds

  • 81 per cent engaged in some kind of education or training (80 per cent in 2011).
  • 29 per cent were in full or part-time employment (28 per cent in 2011).
  • 10 per cent were NEET (12 per cent in 2011).

19 to 24 year olds

  • 38 per cent engaged in some kind of education or training (the same as in 2011).
  • 54 per cent were in full or part-time employment (56 per cent in 2011).
  • 23 per cent were NEET (22 per cent in 2011).

The information is drawn from a number of sources; data tables on participation in education from 1996 to 2012 will be available by single year of age up to the age of 30 through the Welsh Government interactive service StatsWales as soon as possible. Note that the current data shown includes the provisional estimates for 2011 published previously.

Contact

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

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