The grand duchy had the third lowest rate of youth unemployment in the EU last year.
About 1 in 10 young people (defined as aged 20-34) in Luxembourg were “neither in employment nor in education and training (NEET)” in 2018, according to Eurostat, the EU statistics agency.
Eurostat said on 27 June that:
“The lowest NEET rates for people aged 20-34 in 2018 were in Sweden (8.0%), the Netherlands (8.4%), Luxembourg (9.9%) and Malta (10.1%).”
“In contrast, the highest NEET rates were recorded in Italy (28.9%) and Greece (26.8%). In these two member states, more than a quarter of all young people aged 20–34 were neither in employment nor in education and training.”
Across the entire EU about 1 in 6 younger people (16.5%) were found to be NEET.
1 in 6 young people not in employment or education
The lowest rates are in: Sweden (8.0%) the Netherlands (8.4%) Luxembourg (9.9%) Malta (10.1%)