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

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

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 Value 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Studies Number 116100 116700 111300 104300 101200 101700 94000 86400 83600 79900
Studies Percent 84,4 86,4 86,3 85 83,2 85,2 84,5 81,2 81,9 82,1
Illness or disability Number 2600 2900 2900 3000 3200 2200 2700 3200 2900 2800
Illness or disability Percent 1,9 2,1 2,2 2,4 2,6 1,8 2,4 3 2,8 2,9
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
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
Other reason Number 6600 4600 4500 4400 4800 4900 6200 6800 5800 6300
Other reason Percent 4,8 3,4 3,5 3,6 3,9 4,1 5,6 6,4 5,7 6,5
Total Number 137600 135100 128900 122700 121700 119400 111300 106400 102100 97300
Total Percent 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100