Not in Education, Employment or Training (NEETs)

A 16 to 18 year old is defined as being in education or training if they are in fulltime education, work based learning (WBL), employer funded training, or other education and training. A 16 to 18 year old is defined as being in employment if they are an employee, self-employed, on a WBL programme or an unpaid family worker.

 

Number of NEETs

Area March 2013 - Feb 2014 March 2014 - Feb 2015 March 2015 - Feb 2016 March 2016 - Feb 2017 March 2017 - Feb 2018
South Hams 008C # # # # 5
Q3 - Average 1,178 1,111 942 921 836
South Hams 243 213 164 161 181
Devon 3,199 2,886 2,522 2,510 2,194
Western Locality 1,922 1,711 1,428 1,313 1,223

# = less than 5

 

NEETs as a percentage of the 16 to 18 year old population

Area March 2013 - Feb 2014 March 2014 - Feb 2015 March 2015 - Feb 2016 March 2016 - Feb 2017 March 2017 - Feb 2018
South Hams 008C # # # # 7.8%
Q3 - Average 8.2% 7.4% 6.4% 6.4% 6.0%
South Hams 6.0% 5.1% 4.0% 4.1% 4.7%
Devon 9.4% 8.1% 7.3% 7.4% 6.6%
Western Locality 11.9% 10.3% 8.8% 8.4% 8.1%

 

Trend of NEETs as a percentage of the 16 to 18 year old population

 

NEETs as a percentage of the 16 to 18 year old population (latest year)

 

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