Number Of NEETs Increases
30 November 2016
New figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) have revealed that the number of young people Not in Education, Employment or Training (NEET) has increased by 3,000 year on year between July and September 2016. The number also increased by 16,000 from the April to June 2016 figures. The ONS also found that 43% of NEETS were unemployed (i.e. looking for work), of which 143,000 were women and 226,000 men.