Characterisitics of unemployed Not in Education, Employment, or Training (NEET)Note 1 youth age 15 to 29
|'000||% of all youth||% of labour forceNote2||odds ratioNote 3|
|All youth||391||5.7||11.8||Note ..: not available for a specific reference period|
|Age and sex|
|15 to 19||43||3.9||25.2||1.6Note *|
|20 to 24||106||9.0||15.7||1.3Note *|
|25 to 29 (ref.)||94||8.0||9.8||1.0|
|15 to 19||24||2.3||18.7||1.1|
|20 to 24||54||4.8||10.2||0.9|
|25 to 29||69||5.9||8.1||0.9|
|Less than high school||80||4.6||23.0||1.8Note *|
|High school diplomaNote 4 (ref.)||165||6.5||14.3||1.0|
|Postsecondary non-university||97||6.3||8.8||0.7Note *|
|University degree||47||4.9||6.9||0.6Note *|
|Married no children||57||5.9||7.5||0.8Note *|
|Married with children||44||7.1||9.8||1.0|
|Lives with parent(s)|
|Place of birth|
|Lives in Census Metropolitan Area (CMA)|
* significant difference from the reference group (ref.) at the 0.001 level
1. Not enrolled in school or employed.
2. This is the Labour Force Survey (LFS) unemployment rate of non-student youth, etc., the number of unemployed youth as a percentage of the youth labour force.
3. This logistic regression calculation indicates whether certain variables increase or decrease the chances (odds) of youth being unemployed within the labour force.
4. Can include some postsecondary education.
Source: Statistics Canada, Labour Force Survey, 2011.