Civic participation and attitudes » Number of participants in democracy projects : Number of participants in democracy projects by gender

The number of young people who participated in youth democracy projects in the course of sub action 1.3 "Youth Democracy Project" of European Youth in Action programme (2007-2013).

Youth Democracy Project is sub action 1.3 of the European Youth in Action programme (2007-2013). It gives young people the opportunity to be directly involved in society by planning and carrying out a project, which is an important non formal learning experience. It encourages young people to consider their contribution and involvement in a local, national and European context.

Participation is open to young people aged between 13 and 30 and legally resident in a programme country. A project should involve at least 2 countries with 2 local partners per country. The group should consist of a minimum of 16 young people. The activity must take place in the country of at least one promoter. The project can last between 6 and 18 month including preparation, main action and analysis.

Unit: number

Disaggregated by: year, type of project, gender

Source: Estonian National Agency for Youth in Action Programme

Gender Type of project 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Males and females Total 205 115 269 398 1372 1428
Male Total 100 52 132 170 678 704
Female Total 105 63 137 228 694 724