National Statistics

NEET statistics quarterly brief: October to December 2017

Statistics for young people not in education, employment or training (NEET).


Main text: SFR13/2018

NEET time series for England: SFR13/2018

Technical document: SFR13/2018

Underlying data: SFR13/2018

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The data comes from:

  • the labour force survey (LFS)

The publication includes:

  • tables with national NEET estimates from the LFS for all age groups
  • tables with NEET estimates by region, gender and labour market status from the LFS for:
    • 16- to 24-year-olds
    • 18- to 24-year-olds
    • 19- to 24-year-olds

Labour market status refers to people who are:

  • employed
  • unemployed
  • inactive (people who have either not looked for work in the last 4 weeks, or are not available to start work in the next 2 weeks)

Post-16 statistics team

Published 1 March 2018