Eurostat: Better Prospects for Hungarian Youth

Less young people neither in employment nor in education

MH – 2017.08.12. 17:23 –

Hungary's NEET-rate decreased, while the EU's increased on the average.

 

According to the latest statistics of Eurostat, marking the International Youth Day, in the last ten years the proportion of young people between 20-24, neither in employment nor in education or training (NEET) decreased by one-sixth, while on the EU average their proportion increased. The Hungarian government finds it important to help young people by ensuring them a workplace and a vision for their future, Bence Rétvári, the Parliamentary State Secretary at the Ministry of Human Capacities told the state news agency MTI. According to Mr. Rétvári the Youth Guarantee Program helps young people to enter the job market by a combination of educational and