This table provides metadata for the actual indicator available from UK statistics closest to the corresponding global SDG indicator. Please note that even when the global SDG indicator is fully available from UK statistics, this table should be consulted for information on national methodology and other UK-specific metadata information.
Percentage of youth (aged 16-24 years) not in education, employment or training
|Unit of measurement||
For UK NEETs data, young people are defined as those aged 16 to 24 years, while anybody who is not in education or training and not in employment is considered to be NEET. More detailed definitions can be found in the glossary of the Young people not in education, employment or training (NEET) release.
((Youth – Youth in employment – Youth not in employment but in education or training) / Youth) * 100
Data follows the UN specification for this indicator. This indicator has been identified in collaboration with topic experts.
|Data last updated||2020-01-10: see changes on GitHub opens in a new window|
|Metadata last updated||2020-01-13: see changes on GitHub opens in a new window|