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 type of settlement

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

Urban settlements – include cities, cities without municipal status and towns. Rural settlements – include small towns and villages.

Unit: number, percent

Disaggregated by: year, value, reason of inactivity, type of settlement

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
Reason of inactivity Type of settlement Value 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Studies Urban settlements Number 78200 82200 76400 66900 65100 65800 62500 57000 56300 51900 46700 45500 41400
Studies Urban settlements Percent 85,1 88,7 87,8 85 85,1 86,5 86,4 82,1 82,1 83 86,3 82,4 83,8
Studies Rural settlements Number 37900 34500 34900 37400 36100 35900 31500 29300 27300 27900 25400 23000 20900
Studies Rural settlements Percent 82,9 81,4 83,3 85 79,7 83,1 80,8 79,2 81,5 80,2 77,2 83 78
Illness or disability Urban settlements Number .. 1700 1800 1900 .. .. 1300 2100 2100 1500 1200 1000 1300
Illness or disability Urban settlements Percent .. 1,8 2,1 2,4 .. .. 1,8 3 3,1 2,4 2,2 1,8 2,6
Illness or disability Rural settlements Number 1300 1200 1100 1100 2300 1200 1400 1100 800 1400 1300 1000 1000
Illness or disability Rural settlements Percent 2,8 2,8 2,6 2,5 5,1 2,8 3,6 3 2,4 4 4 3,6 3,7
Pregnancy, maternity or parental leave, need to take care of children or other members of family Urban settlements Number 8500 6400 6700 7600 7700 6300 5500 6500 6900 5700 3600 5000 3700
Pregnancy, maternity or parental leave, need to take care of children or other members of family Urban settlements Percent 9,2 6,9 7,7 9,7 10,1 8,3 7,6 9,4 10,1 9,1 6,7 9,1 7,5
Pregnancy, maternity or parental leave, need to take care of children or other members of family Rural settlements Number 3800 4600 3500 3400 4800 4200 2800 3500 2900 2700 4400 2800 2800
Pregnancy, maternity or parental leave, need to take care of children or other members of family Rural settlements Percent 8,3 10,8 8,4 7,7 10,6 9,7 7,2 9,5 8,7 7,8 13,4 10,1 10,1
Other reason Urban settlements Number 3800 2500 2200 2400 2800 3100 3000 3700 3300 3500 2500 3700 3100
Other reason Urban settlements Percent 4,1 2,7 2,5 3 3,7 4,1 4,1 5,3 4,8 5,6 4,6 6,7 6,3
Other reason Rural settlements Number 2800 2100 2300 2000 2000 1900 3200 3000 2500 2800 1900 1000 2100
Other reason Rural settlements Percent 6,1 5 5,5 4,5 4,4 4,4 8,2 8,1 7,5 8 5,8 3,6 7,8
Total Urban settlements Number 91900 92700 87000 78700 76500 76100 72300 69400 68600 62500 54100 55200 49400
Total Urban settlements Percent 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100
Total Rural settlements Number 45700 42400 41900 44000 45300 43200 39000 37000 33500 34800 32900 27700 26800
Total Rural settlements Percent 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100