Labour market » Inactivity among young (15–26 y. o.) people and its reasons : Inactivity among young (15–26 y. o.) people and its reasons by gender

Economically passive/inactive young (15–26 y. o.) people – persons who do not wish or are not able to work.

Unit: number, percent

Disaggregated by: year, value, reason of inactivity, gender

Source: Statistics Estonia, Estonian Labour Force Survey (LFS)

Note: The data for 2000–2012 has been revised based on corrected population numbers from Estonian Office of Statistics. More information regarding methodology of labour force survey calculations is available here: http://www.stat.ee/76254 (Estonian language)

Year
Gender Reason of inactivity Value 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Males and females Studies Number 116100 116700 111300 104300 101200 101700 94000 86400 83600 79900 72100 68400 62300
Males and females Studies Percent 84,4 86,4 86,3 85 83,2 85,2 84,5 81,2 81,9 82,1 82,9 82,4 81,8
Males and females Illness or disability Number 2600 2900 2900 3000 3200 2200 2700 3200 2900 2800 2500 2000 2300
Males and females Illness or disability Percent 1,9 2,1 2,2 2,4 2,6 1,8 2,4 3 2,8 2,9 2,9 2,4 3
Males and females Pregnancy, maternity or parental leave, need to take care of children or other members of family Number 12200 10900 10200 11000 12500 10500 8400 10100 9800 8400 8000 7900 6400
Males and females Pregnancy, maternity or parental leave, need to take care of children or other members of family Percent 8,9 8,1 7,9 9 10,3 8,8 7,5 9,5 9,6 8,6 9,2 9,5 8,4
Males and females Other reason Number 6600 4600 4500 4400 4800 4900 6200 6800 5800 6300 4400 4700 5200
Males and females Other reason Percent 4,8 3,4 3,5 3,6 3,9 4,1 5,6 6,4 5,7 6,5 5,1 5,7 6,8
Males and females Total Number 137600 135100 128900 122700 121700 119400 111300 106400 102100 97300 87000 83000 76200
Males and females Total Percent 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100
Male Studies Number 57600 57500 53700 51300 50100 51600 46900 43100 42800 40700 36100 34800 30500
Male Studies Percent 89,7 91 90,7 89,5 87,7 89,1 86,4 84,5 84,8 84,8 87,2 87,9 84,3
Male Illness or disability Number 1700 1500 1800 2200 2400 1600 1900 1800 1800 1900 1600 900 900
Male Illness or disability Percent 2,6 2,4 3 3,8 4,2 2,8 3,5 3,5 3,6 4 3,9 2,3 2,5
Male Pregnancy, maternity or parental leave, need to take care of children or other members of family Number .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. - - -
Male Pregnancy, maternity or parental leave, need to take care of children or other members of family Percent .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. - - -
Male Other reason Number 5000 3700 3400 3600 4300 4200 5100 5600 4800 4800 3300 3600 4500
Male Other reason Percent 7,8 5,9 5,7 6,3 7,5 7,3 9,4 11 9,5 10 8 9,1 12,4
Male Total Number 64200 63200 59200 57300 57100 57900 54300 51000 50500 48000 41400 39600 36200
Male Total Percent 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100
Female Studies Number 58600 59300 57600 53000 51100 50100 47100 43300 40900 39100 36000 33600 31800
Female Studies Percent 79,9 82,5 82,6 81,2 79,1 81,6 82,6 78,2 79,4 79,3 79,1 77,4 79,5
Female Illness or disability Number .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 1400 1100 900 900 1100 1500
Female Illness or disability Percent .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 2,5 2,1 1,8 2 2,5 3,75
Female Pregnancy, maternity or parental leave, need to take care of children or other members of family Number 12200 10400 9900 10800 12200 10000 8000 9600 8600 7900 7600 7700 6000
Female Pregnancy, maternity or parental leave, need to take care of children or other members of family Percent 16,6 14,5 14,2 16,5 18,9 16,3 14 17,3 16,7 16 16,7 17,7 15
Female Other reason Number .. .. .. .. .. .. 1200 1200 900 1400 1000 1000 700
Female Other reason Percent .. .. .. .. .. .. 2,1 2,2 1,7 2,8 2,2 2,3 1,75
Female Total Number 73300 71900 69700 65300 64600 61400 57000 55400 51500 49300 45500 43400 40000
Female Total Percent 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100