Early school leavers

  •  08/02/2018

In 2016, in Belgium 8.8% of the population aged 18 to 24 left school early. To achieve the sustainable development goal by 2030, this proportion must be reduced to zero.

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Early school leavers

percentage of population aged 18-24

 1992200020102011201220132014201520162016//19922016//2011
Belgium18.113.811.912.312.011.09.810.18.8-3.0-6.5
EU-28----13.913.412.711.911.211.010.7---4.4
//: average growth rates

break in time series: 1999 BE, 2003 EU, 2004 BE, 2006, 2008 BE, 2014

Statistics Belgium; Eurostat (2017), European Union Labour Force Survey (EU-LFS), edat_lfse_14, http://ec.europa.eu/eurostat (consulted on 20/10/2017).

Early school leavers by sex - Belgium

percentage of population aged 18-24

 1992200020102011201220132014201520162016//19922016//2011
females16.511.010.09.79.58.77.78.67.4-3.3-5.3
males19.816.413.814.914.413.211.811.610.2-2.7-7.3
//: average growth rates

break in time series: 1999, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2014

Statistics Belgium; Eurostat (2017), European Union Labour Force Survey (EU-LFS), edat_lfse_14, http://ec.europa.eu/eurostat (consulted on 20/10/2017).

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