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Youth Jobs Index 2016
There are over
7 Million
16-24 year olds
in the UK...

By pulling together nationally published
figures, this project looks at which of them
are not in education, employment
or training and for how long.

It also examines what happens to them
if they do go into work or education

How many young people are not in education, employment or training?
How many young people
are not in education,
employment or training?
How long are young people out of education, employment or training for?
  • ,000
Below Level 2 Level 2
  • +
17% Level 2

30% below Level 2
  • +
9% Level 2
20% below Level 2
How long are young people
out of education, employment or
training for?
When young people get a job, how suitable is it?
68% (1,517,000) Are overqualified 2% (38,000) On a government scheme 25% (569,000) Want more hours 5% (114,000) Want a permanent job 12
When young people get a job,
how suitable is it?
When young people who have been NEET move into education or employment, does it last?
1% Managers, Directors & Senior Officials 6% Professional work 11% Associate Professional & Technical Work 11% Administrative & Secretarial Work 8% Skilled Trade work 12% Caring, Leisure & Other Service Work 19% Sales & Customer Service Work 4% Process, Plant & Machine Work 26% Elementary work
When young people who
have been NEET move into
education or employment,
does it last?
What Next?
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