UK Neets rule Europe

11th September 2009 at 01:00
Figures from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

The number of UK teenagers with no job and not in education outstrips the EU average, according to figures from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development; 10.7 per cent of 15 to 19-year-olds are out of work and education in Britain compared with just under 6 per cent in 19 EU countries surveyed. In the US, only 6.3 per cent are out of school or jobless.

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