Young people not in education, employment or training (NEET), UK: November 2022

This statistical bulletin from the Office for National Statistics contains estimates for young people who were not in education, employment or training (NEET) in the UK. 

Main points:

  • There was an increase in the number of young people who were aged 16 to 24 years and not in education, employment or training (NEET) in July to September 2022, with the total currently estimated to be 724,000, up from 711,000 in April to June 2022.
  • The percentage of all young people who were NEET in July to September 2022 was estimated at 10.6%.
  • The increase in the number of young people who were NEET was entirely affected by women, who saw an increase of 14,000 on the quarter (from April to June 2022).
  • The number of young people who were NEET and economically inactive in July to September 2022 was estimated to be 490,000, an increase of 17,000 on the quarter (from April to June 2022).
  • There were an estimated 234,000 young people in the UK who were NEET and unemployed, a record low; of these, an estimated record low 218,000 were aged 18 to 24 years.

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  • Publish DateThu, 24 Nov 2022
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