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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)
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).

The information is drawn from a number of sources; data tables on participation in education from 1996 to 2013 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.

Contact

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

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