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Youth not attending school and not working by age group in United States

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Definition and Source

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Definition

Youth who are not enrolled in school (full- or part-time) and not employed (full- or part-time) by age groups 16 to 19, 20 to 24, and 16 to 24. This measure is sometimes referred to as “Idle Teens” or “Disconnected Youth.”

Data Source

PRB analysis of data from the U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey.

Notes

S - Estimates suppressed when the confidence interval around the percentage is greater than or equal to 10 percentage points.

N.A. – Data not available.

Data are provided for the 50 most populous cities according to the most recent Census counts. Cities for which data is collected may change over time.

A 90 percent confidence interval for each estimate can be found at
Youth not attending school and not working by age group.

Last Updated

January 2024