Youth not in employment, education or training

  •  02/06/2017

In 2016, 13.1% of people aged 18 to 24 in Belgium were not in employment, education or training. To achieve the sustainable development goal by 2030, this figure must be reduced.

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Youth not in employment, education or training

percentage of population aged 18-24

 2000200520102011201220132014201520162016//20002016//2011
Belgium18.616.214.314.815.016.015.015.513.1-2.2-2.4
EU-28--16.316.616.817.217.116.515.815.2---2.0
//: average growth rates

break in time series: 2001 BE, 2003 EU, 2006, 2011 BE

Statistics Belgium; Eurostat (2017), European Union Labour Force Survey (EU-LFS), edat_lfse_21, http://ec.europa.eu/eurostat (consulted on 20/10/2017).

Youth not in employment, education or training, by sex - Belgium

percentage of population aged 18-24

 2000200520102011201220132014201520162016//20002016//2011
females21.116.914.415.214.815.014.215.212.8-3.1-3.4
males16.115.614.214.515.216.915.715.713.3-1.2-1.7
//: average growth rates

break in time series: 2001, 2006, 2011

Statistics Belgium; Eurostat (2017), European Union Labour Force Survey (EU-LFS), edat_lfse_21, http://ec.europa.eu/eurostat (consulted on 20/10/2017).

Youth not in employment, education or training, by education - Belgium

percentage of population aged 18-24

 2000200520102011201220132014201520162016//20002016//2011
less than primary, primary and lower secondary education6.76.56.66.66.66.95.96.45.2-1.6-4.7
upper secondary and post-secondary non-tertiary education10.17.96.26.56.57.17.36.96.3-2.9-0.6
tertiary education1.91.81.51.71.92.01.72.21.6-1.1-1.2
//: average growth rates

break in time series: 2001, 2006, 2011, 2014

Statistics Belgium; Eurostat (2017), European Union Labour Force Survey (EU-LFS), edat_lfse_21, http://ec.europa.eu/eurostat (consulted on 20/10/2017).

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