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Early leavers from education and training. By sex

Early leavers from education and training. By sex Total
Catalonia Spain European Union-27
2020 17.4 .. ..
2019 19.0 17.3 10.2
2018 17.0 17.9 10.5
2017 17.1 18.3 10.5
2016 18.0 19.0 10.6
2015 18.9 20.0 11.0
2014 22.2 (b) 21.9 (b) 11.1 (b)
2013 24.7 23.6 11.8
2012 24.2 24.7 12.6
2011 26.2 26.3 13.2
2010 28.9 28.2 13.8
2009 31.9 30.9 14.0
2008 32.9 31.7 14.4
2007 31.2 30.8 14.7
2006 28.5 30.3 (b) 15.2 (b)
2005 33.2 31.0 15.6
Units: %.
Source Catalonia: Idescat, based on the INE's Active Population Survey. Source Spain and European Union: Eurostat.
(b) Break in time series.
(..) Confidential data, low reliability or not available.

Last update: February 18, 2021.

Methodological note

The indicator measures the share of the population aged 18 to 24 who at most have achieved lower secondary education and were not involved in any education or training during the four weeks preceding the survey. Lower secondary education refers to ISCED (International Standard Classification of Education) 2011 level 0–2 for data from 2014 onwards and to ISCED 1997 level 0–3C short for data up to 2013. Data stem from the EU Labour Force Survey (EU-LFS). In the case of Catalonia and Spain, it is in the INE’s Labour Force Survey integrated.