- Filename
- neet_and_net_estimates_from_the_lfs_2023.csv
- Geographic levels
- National
- Time period
- 2000 to 2023
- Content
Not in employment, education and training (NEET) and not in education and training (NET) estimates for England ages 16-24.

## Variable names and descriptions

Variable names and descriptions for this file are provided below:

Variable name | Variable description |
---|---|

age | Age - Filter by age |

conf_interval_plus_minus_employment_rate_NET | Confidence interval (95%) for the employment rate of the NET group |

conf_interval_plus_minus_ILO_unemployed_less_6months | Confidence interval (95%) for the number NEET unemployed for less than 6 months |

conf_interval_plus_minus_ILO_unemployed_more_6months | Confidence interval (95%) for the number NEET unemployed for more than 6 months |

conf_interval_plus_minus_inactive_does_not_want_a_job | Confidence interval (95%) for the number NEET inactive and does not want a job |

conf_interval_plus_minus_inactive_wants_a_job | Confidence interval (95%) for the number NEET inactive and want a job |

conf_interval_plus_minus_NEET | Confidence interval (95%) for the number of NEET |

conf_interval_plus_minus_NET | Confidence interval (95%) for the number NET |

conf_interval_plus_minus_reason_inactive_long-term_or_temporary_sick | Confidence interval (95%) for the number NEET with reason inactive as long-term or temporary sick |

conf_interval_plus_minus_reason_inactive_looking_after_family_or_home | Confidence interval (95%) for the number NEET with reason inactive as looking after family/home |

conf_interval_plus_minus_reason_inactive_other | Confidence interval (95%) for the number NEET with reason inactive as other |

employment_rate_NET | Employment rate of the NET group |

gender | Sex - Filter by sex |

lower_bound_employment_rate_NET | Lower bound employment rate of the NET group |

lower_bound_number_ILO_unemployed_less_6months | Lower bound number ILO unemployed less 6 months |

lower_bound_number_ILO_unemployed_more_6months | Lower bound number ILO unemployed more 6 months |

lower_bound_number_inactive_does_not_want_a_job | Lower bound number inactive does not want a job |

lower_bound_number_inactive_wants_a_job | Lower bound number inactive wants a job |

lower_bound_number_NEET | Lower bound number NEET |

lower_bound_number_NET | Lower bound number NET |

lower_bound_number_reason_inactive_long-term_or_temporary_sick | Lower bound number reason inactive long-term or temporary sick |

lower_bound_number_reason_inactive_looking_after_family_or_home | Lower bound number reason inactive looking after family or home |

lower_bound_number_reason_inactive_other | Lower bound number reason inactive other |

lower_bound_percent_annual_change_NEET | Lower bound annual change in NEET rate |

lower_bound_percent_annual_change_NET | Lower bound annual change in NET rate |

lower_bound_percent_ILO_unemployed_less_6months | Lower bound percent ILO unemployed less 6 months |

lower_bound_percent_ILO_unemployed_more_6months | Lower bound percent ILO unemployed more 6 months |

lower_bound_percent_inactive_does_not_want_a_job | Lower bound percent inactive does not want a job |

lower_bound_percent_inactive_wants_a_job | Lower bound percent inactive wants a job |

lower_bound_percent_NEET | Lower bound percent NEET |

lower_bound_percent_NET | Lower bound percent NET |

lower_bound_percent_reason_inactive_long-term_or_temporary_sick | Lower bound percent reason inactive long-term or temporary sick |

lower_bound_percent_reason_inactive_looking_after_family_or_home | Lower bound percent reason inactive looking after family or home |

lower_bound_percent_reason_inactive_other | Lower bound percent reason inactive other |

number_ILO_unemployed_less_6months | Number NEET who are ILO unemployed for less than 6 months |

number_ILO_unemployed_more_6months | Number NEET who are ILO unemployed for more than 6 months |

number_inactive_does_not_want_a_job | Number NEET who were inactive and does not want a job |

number_inactive_wants_a_job | Number NEET who were inactive and want a job |

number_NEET | Number NEET |

number_NET | Number NET |

number_reason_inactive_long-term_or_temporary_sick | Number NEET where reason for inactivity was long-term or temporarily sick |

number_reason_inactive_looking_after_family_or_home | Number NEET where reason for inactivity was looking after family/home |

number_reason_inactive_other | Number NEET where reason for inactivity was other |

percent_annual_change_conf_interval_plus_minus_NEET | Confidence interval (95%) for the annual change in NEET rate |

percent_annual_change_conf_interval_plus_minus_NET | Confidence interval (95%) for the annual change in NET rate |

percent_annual_change_NEET | Annual change in NEET rate |

percent_annual_change_NET | Annual change in NET rate |

percent_conf_interval_plus_minus_ILO_unemployed_less_6months | Confidence interval (95%) for the percentage NEET unemployed for less than 6 months |

percent_conf_interval_plus_minus_ILO_unemployed_more_6months | Confidence interval (95%) for the percentage NEET unemployed for more than 6 months |

percent_conf_interval_plus_minus_inactive_does_not_want_a_job | Confidence interval (95%) for the percentage NEET inactive and does not want a job |

percent_conf_interval_plus_minus_inactive_wants_a_job | Confidence interval (95%) for the percentage NEET inactive and want a job |

percent_conf_interval_plus_minus_NEET | Confidence interval (95%) for the percentage NEET |

percent_conf_interval_plus_minus_NET | Confidence interval (95%) for the percentage NET |

percent_conf_interval_plus_minus_reason_inactive_long-term_or_temporary_sick | Confidence interval (95%) for the percentage NEET with reason inactive as long-term or temporary sick |

percent_conf_interval_plus_minus_reason_inactive_looking_after_family_or_home | Confidence interval (95%) for the percentage NEET with reason inactive as looking after family/home |

percent_conf_interval_plus_minus_reason_inactive_other | Confidence interval (95%) for the percentage of NEET with reason inactive as other |

percent_ILO_unemployed_less_6months | Percentage of NEET ILO unemployed for less than 6 months |

percent_ILO_unemployed_more_6months | Percentage of NEET ILO unemployed for more than 6 months |

percent_inactive_does_not_want_a_job | Percentage of NEET who were inactive and does not want a job |

percent_inactive_wants_a_job | Percentage of NEET who were inactive and want a job |

percent_NEET | Percentage of population NEET |

percent_NET | Percentage of population NET |

percent_reason_inactive_long-term_or_temporary_sick | Percentage of NEET where reason for inactivity was long-term or temporarily sick |

percent_reason_inactive_looking_after_family_or_home | Percentage of NEET where reason for inactivity was looking after family/home |

percent_reason_inactive_other | Percentage of NEET where reason for inactivity was other |

population | Population (ONS estimate) |

quarter | Quarter - Filter by quarter of the year (Q4 used in analysis) |

sample_size | Sample size |

upper_bound_employment_rate_NET | Upper bound employment rate of the NET group |

upper_bound_number_ILO_unemployed_less_6months | Upper bound number ILO unemployed less 6 months |

upper_bound_number_ILO_unemployed_more_6months | Upper bound number ILO unemployed more 6 months |

upper_bound_number_inactive_does_not_want_a_job | Upper bound number inactive does not want a job |

upper_bound_number_inactive_wants_a_job | Upper bound number inactive wants a job |

upper_bound_number_NEET | Upper bound number NEET |

upper_bound_number_NET | Upper bound number NET |

upper_bound_number_reason_inactive_long-term_or_temporary_sick | Upper bound number reason inactive long-term or temporary sick |

upper_bound_number_reason_inactive_looking_after_family_or_home | Upper bound number reason inactive looking after family or home |

upper_bound_number_reason_inactive_other | Upper bound number reason inactive other |

upper_bound_percent_annual_change_NEET | Upper bound annual change in NEET rate |

upper_bound_percent_annual_change_NET | Upper bound annual change in NET rate |

upper_bound_percent_ILO_unemployed_less_6months | Upper bound percent ILO unemployed less 6 months |

upper_bound_percent_ILO_unemployed_more_6months | Upper bound percent ILO unemployed more 6 months |

upper_bound_percent_inactive_does_not_want_a_job | Upper bound percent inactive does not want a job |

upper_bound_percent_inactive_wants_a_job | Upper bound percent inactive wants a job |

upper_bound_percent_NEET | Upper bound percent NEET |

upper_bound_percent_NET | Upper bound percent NET |

upper_bound_percent_reason_inactive_long-term_or_temporary_sick | Upper bound percent reason inactive long-term or temporary sick |

upper_bound_percent_reason_inactive_looking_after_family_or_home | Upper bound percent reason inactive looking after family or home |

upper_bound_percent_reason_inactive_other | Upper bound percent reason inactive other |

## Footnotes

- LFS data has been reweighted from July 2022 onwards. Therefore there is a discontinuity in the timeseries at this point and comparisons to earlier data should be considered with caution.