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NEET Statistics - Quarterly Brief | 26 August 2009
The latest figures - for England only - have just been published by DCSF.
The figures show that, in the second quarter of 2009, there were 959,000 young people aged 16-24 in England, who were not in education, emplyment or training.
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"Thousands leaving school before GCSEs" | 16 April 2009
A bit of a late link to this article, but it adds to the picture of the number of young people in danger of becoming NEET.
Latest NEET statistics | 6 January 2009
The latest Quarterly Brief from DCSF (which applies to England only) shows that, at the end of 2007, there were 189,500 16-18 year-olds who were Not in Education, Employment or Training.
However, it also shows the Labour Force Survey figures (which fluctuate seasonally and are less definitive) at the third quarter of 2008 as:
16-18 year-olds: 256,000
18-24 year-olds: 820,000.
Unemployed young people | 18 August 2008
According to the latest figures from The Prince's Trust, "The number of unemployed young people who are either unemployed or inactive and not in full time education is now more than 1.2 million, representing nearly one in five young people in the UK."