Table 1.6 shows the number of young people eligible for aftercare services on 31 July 2011 by age and economic activity.
There 3,662 young people reported to be eligible for aftercare services on 31 July 2011. Thirty six per cent of those receiving aftercare and who had a known economic activity were in education, training or employment. This is a 1 percentage point decrease on 31 July 2010.
The percentage of those young people receiving aftercare with a known economic activity who were in education, training or employment was highest for 15-16 year olds, at 38 per cent. The age group with the lowest percentage of young people receiving aftercare with a known economic activity in education, training or employment was 17 year olds at 34 per cent.
Table 1.6: Young people eligible for aftercare services on 31 July 2011, by age and economic activity
|Economic activity on 31 July 2011||Age on 31 July 2011||Total||Percentage of all young people eligible for aftercare||Percentage of young people receiving aftercare with known economic activity|
|In education, training or employment|
|In higher education||6||15||21||36||78||2||4|
|In education other than HE||38||72||82||84||276||8||13|
|In training or employment||49||90||124||175||438||12||20|
|Not in education, training or employment|
|- due to short term illness||*||*||*||9||14||0||1|
|- due to long term illness or disability||*||*||*||28||63||2||3|
|- due to looking after family||9||29||25||67||130||4||6|
|- due to other circumstances||138||297||330||417||1,182||32||54|
|Not receiving aftercare||200||326||327||250||1,103||30|
|Percentage in employment, education or training|
|As percentage of all young people eligible for aftercare||18||19||22||24||22|
|As percentage of young people receiving aftercare with known economic activity||38||34||37||36||36|
Figures are provisional and may be revised in 2011-12.
Cells containing * represent numbers that are suppressed to maintain confidentiality.
Due to rounding, the totals for percentages may not equal the sum of their parts
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