Childhood vulnerability in numbers

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Latest data on the overall levels of vulnerability and need among children and young people in England.

Children not in education, employment or training

Children not in education, employment or training is anybody aged 16 – 24 years old, who is not in any form of education or training and who is not in employment.

9 Statistics


  • Young people not in education, employment or training - annual (Gender: All)

    Children not in education, employment or training
  • Young people not in education, employment or training - annual (Gender: Male)

    Children not in education, employment or training
  • Young people not in education, employment or training - annual (Gender: Female)

    Children not in education, employment or training
  • Young people not in education, employment or training - annual (Gender: All)

    Children not in education, employment or training
  • Young people not in education, employment or training - annual (Gender: Male)

    Children not in education, employment or training
  • Young people not in education, employment or training - annual (Gender: Female)

    Children not in education, employment or training
  • Young people not in education, employment or training - quarterly (Age: 16-17)

    Children not in education, employment or training
  • Young people not in education, employment or training - quarterly (Gender: All)

    Children not in education, employment or training
  • Young people not in education, employment or training - quarterly

    Children not in education, employment or training

Other groups in this category


  • Children excluded from school

    Children who are permanently excluded from school (2016, GOR areas)
    +11 Other statistics View data
  • Children in alternative education

    40,694
    Children in local authority alternative provision or pupil referral units (2019)
    +22 Other statistics View data
  • Children in prison

    26,681
    Youth cautions or court sentences given to children, year ending 31 March (2018, Gender: All, Area: England and Wales, Country areas)
    +117 Other statistics View data
  • Children involved in gangs

    29,000
    Children aged between 10 and 17 who are members of a street gang (2018)
    +10 Other statistics View data
  • Children missing from mainstream education

    49,187
    Children reported as missing education during the year
    +1 Other statistic View data
  • Children who are bullied

    805,738
    Children who have been bullied in the last 12 months (aged 12 -17)
    +1 Other statistic View data
  • Missing children

    55,807
    Children reported missing during the year
    +29 Other statistics View data