#PIDSInfoBits: Did you know that in the Philippines, the youth who are not in employment, education, or training (NEET)* are more likely to come from poorer families?

In 2018, the NEET rate was highest among youth in the poorest 20 percent of families in terms of per capita income at 24 percent. Meanwhile, the NEET rate for the youth in the richest 20 percent was the lowest at 11.4 percent.

*NEET are young people who are not accumulating human capital through education or employment as they transition to adulthood.

Know more about the youth NEET in the country by reading the PIDS study titled “Who Are the Youth NEET in the Philippines Today?” available here: https://pidswebs.pids.gov.ph/CDN/PUBLICATIONS/pidsdps2121.pdf.

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