Teens not in school and not high school graduates by region

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Definitions: Percent of teenagers (16 to 19 years old) who are not enrolled in high school and are not high school graduates.

Those who have a GED or equivalent are included as high school graduates in this measure. The measure used here is defined by the National Center for Education Statistics as a “status dropout” rate. 

Data Source: American Community Survey 5-year estimates for 2012-2016; Table B14005 - SEX BY SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT BY EMPLOYMENT STATUS FOR THE POPULATION 16 TO 19 YEARS

Footnotes: Updated March 2018