788,000 young people were NEET, an increase of 64,000 compared with the previous quarter. The percentage of all young people who are NEET is estimated at 11.5%, this has increased on the previous quarter by 1.0 and is up 0.1% on pre-pandemic figures (Oct – Dec 2019). From October – December 2022, there were an estimated 299,000 unemployed young people who were NEET, up 65,000 from July – September 2022. There were an estimated 489,000 economically inactive young people who were NEET, a slight decrease of 1,000 on the last quarter.