Northern Ireland Labour Force Survey – Young People Not In Education, Employment Or Training (NEET)

Thursday 28 May, 2020 Written by 
Northern Ireland Labour Force Survey – Young People Not In Education, Employment Or Training (NEET)

NORTHERN IRELAND - Young people out of work in Northern Ireland remains stubbornly high. 

Statistics on young people who are not in education, employment, or training (NEET) were published today by the Northern Ireland Statistics & Research Agency.

Young people who were NEET

There were an estimated 21,000 young people aged 16-24 years in Northern Ireland who were not in education, employment, or training (NEET) in January - March 2020. This was equivalent to 10.7% of all aged 16-24 years. The proportion of young people who were NEET in the UK was 10.3%.

The number of NEETs has been on a general downward trend over the last four years from a peak of 39,000 in January - March 2015.

In January - March 2020 there were an estimated 16,000 young people aged 16-24 years who were not in education, employment, or training and who were not looking for work and/or not available to start work (economically inactive). The remainder of those who were not in education, employment or training was looking for work in the previous four weeks and available to start within the next two weeks (unemployed).

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