Table 3
Characterisitics of unemployed Not in Education, Employment, or Training (NEET)Note 1 youth age 15 to 29

Table 3
Characterisitics of unemployed Not in Education, Employment, or Training (NEET) youth age 15 to 29
Table summary
This table displays the results of characterisitics of unemployed Not in Education. This information is grouped by unemployed non-students (appearing as column headers), calculated using thousands, % of all youth, % of labour force, odds ratio as units of measure.
  Unemployed non-students
'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
Men
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
Women
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
Education
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 *
Family status
Single (ref.) 291 5.6 13.7 1.0
Married no children 57 5.9 7.5 0.8Note *
Married with children 44 7.1 9.8 1.0
Lives with parent(s)
Yes 184 5.3 17.1 1.5Note *
No (ref.) 207 6.3 9.2 1.0
Place of birth
Outside Canada 55 4.8 10.8 1.1
Canadian-born (ref.) 336 5.9 12.0 1.0
Lives in Census Metropolitan Area (CMA)
Yes 268 5.4 11.3 0.9
No (ref.) 123 6.7 12.9 1.0
* 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.
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