- There were 853,000 young people (aged from 16 to 24) in the UK who were Not in Education, Employment or Training (NEET), an increase of 5,000 from July to September 2015 and down 110,000 from a year earlier.
- The percentage of all young people in the UK who were NEET was 11.8%, up 0.1 percentage points from July to September 2015 and down 1.4 percentage points from a year earlier.
- Under half (42%) of all young people in the UK who were NEET were looking for work and available for work and therefore classified as unemployed. The remainder were either not looking for work and/or not available for work and therefore classified as economically inactive.
Chosen excerpts by Job Market Monitor. Read the whole story at Young people not in education, employment or training (NEET), February 2016 – ONS