Over 26 pct of young Greeks out of education, training and work - second highest in EU

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Photo by Myrto Papadopoulos [www.myrtopapadopoulos.com]
Photo by Myrto Papadopoulos [www.myrtopapadopoulos.com]

Greece has the second highest share in the European Union of NEETs – young people aged 20-24 who are neither in employment nor in education or training – and also saw its proportion of NEETs jump by 9.3 percentage points over a decade, data from Eurostat shows.

In ten countries, however, the NEET rate decreased, most significantly in Germany (by -5.9 percentage points to 9.3 percent), Bulgaria (-5.3 pp) and Sweden (-3.4 pp).

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