Teens not attending school and not working by region

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Definitions: Percent of teenagers (16 to 19 years old) who are not enrolled in school (full- or part-time) and not employed (full- or part-time).   This measure is sometimes referred to as "Idle Teens" or "Disconnected Youth."



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