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Transparency data

NEET data by local authority 2010: 16- to 18-year-olds not in education, employment or training

An estimate of the number and proportion of young people not in education, training or work in each local authority.

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2010 local authority NEET figures

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Details

Local authorities (LAs) in England collect and record information on young people’s participation in education or training, which the Department for Education uses to estimate the number and proportion of young people not in education, work or training (NEET) in each LA area in England.

The ‘local authority NEET figures’ provides an annual estimate, based on average figures for November to January each year.

There are differences between these figures and the official statistics on young people in England who are NEET produced by the department. Local data only records young people known to the LA and it does not record as NEET young people who are taking a gap year or are in custody, or those who have lost contact with their LA and whose current activity is unknown. The accuracy of the data is also dependent on the quality of the data collection by each local authority. As a result, the LA figures tend to be lower than the statistical first release or NEET quarterly brief.

Guidance for LAs on collecting the information used in these tables is contained in the NCCIS management information requirement.