Table 1
Employment and education status of youth age 15 to 29 in selected Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) countries

Table 1
Employment and education status of youth age 15 to 29 in selected Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) countries
Table summary
This table displays the results of employment and education status of youth age 15 to 29 in selected Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) countries. This information is grouped by in education, employed, not in Education, Employment, or Training (NEET) (total NEET, unemployed and not in labour force) (appearing as column headers), calculated using percentage and age as units of measure.
  In educationNote 1 Employed Not in Education, Employment, or Training (NEET)
Total NEET Unemployed Not in labour force
%
Total age 15 to 29
Canada 42.8 43.9 13.3 5.7 7.6
France 44.0 40.5 15.6 9.0 6.6
Germany 52.4 36.0 11.6 5.5 6.1
Italy 45.3 33.5 21.2 7.5 13.7
United Kingdom 40.4 43.9 15.6 7.0 8.6
United States 45.7 37.4 16.9 6.7 10.2
15 to 19
Canada 80.3 11.5 8.1 3.4 4.7
France 89.7 3.4 6.9 3.9 3.0
Germany 92.7 3.6 3.8 2.0 1.8
Italy 83.8 5.0 11.2 3.2 8.0
United Kingdom 78.3 12.1 9.6 5.5 4.1
United States 84.7 6.5 8.8 3.4 5.4
20 to 24
Canada 38.0 46.7 15.3 7.0 8.3
France 39.4 40.9 19.8 13.0 6.8
Germany 48.5 37.8 13.7 7.2 6.5
Italy 42.3 32.9 24.8 10.7 14.1
United Kingdom 31.5 49.3 19.1 9.2 9.9
United States 38.7 41.2 20.1 8.7 11.4
25 to 29
Canada 11.9 71.8 16.3 6.6 9.7
France 4.9 75.4 19.8 9.9 9.9
Germany 18.6 64.5 16.9 7.1 9.8
Italy 15.7 57.9 26.4 8.2 18.2
United Kingdom 13.2 68.9 18.0 6.3 11.7
United States 13.5 64.7 21.8 8.0 13.8
1. Includes students with and without jobs.
Source: Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) database, 2009.
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