Reasons not looking for work among Not in Education, Employment, or Training (NEET)Note 1 youth not in the labour force who reported wanting a job, and activity of those not wanting a job
|All age 15 to 29|
|Not in labour force||513||100||100||100|
|Reported wanting a job||95||18||23||16|
|Waiting for recall/replies||10||2||4||1|
|Going to schoolNote 3||10||2||3||1|
|Child care/family responsibilities||22||4||2||6|
|Did not report wanting a job||418||82||77||84|
|Temporary layoffNote 4||5||1||1||1|
|Long-term future start||21||4||6||3|
|Permanently unable to work||29||6||9||3|
|Other non-students (children at home)||103||20||3||32|
|Other non-students (no children at home)||226||44||50||40|
1. Not enrolled in school or employed.
2. Believes no work is available.
3. Students are not considered not in the labour force, however, a small percentage of "other students" are not considered students in this study and therefore are not in the labour force (see Data sources and definitions).
4. Includes short-term future job starters and others wanting a job but none available.
Source: Statistics Canada, Labour Force Survey, 2011.