SDG 8 · Indicator

Youth not in employment, education or training (NEET)

% of population aged 15 to 29


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Description

The percentage of young people who are not in employment, education or training (NEET). Education includes part-time or full-time education, but exclude those in non-formal education and in educational activities of very short duration. Employment is defined according to the ILO Guidelines and covers all those who have been in paid work for at least one hour in the reference week or were temporarily absent from such work.

Long-Term Objective

Average of best performers

The long-term objective for this indicator is a value of 8.1.

OECD-only

This indicator is used for OECD countries only.

Reference

OECD

Youth not in employment, education or training (NEET)

% of population aged 15 to 29
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Bangladesh

Brazil

China

India

Indonesia

Mexico

Nigeria

Pakistan

Russian Federation

United States

Source: OECD

Youth not in employment, education or training (NEET)