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									                                         DASHBOARD OF EU YOUTH INDICATORS
                                                                                                         PART 1
                                                 POLICY DOMAINS WITH EXISTING INDICATORS

                                                                                                0. CONTEXT
      Indicator                   Data                                   Trend                                         Status                       Definition/Comment

                                                 85



                                                 80
                                                                                                                                Definition: The total number of children in the age-groups 0-14
0.1. Child population        78 mil. (2010)                                                                                     living in a member state of the European Union on January 1.
                                                 75                                                                     N.A.
                            vs. 83 mil. (2000)
                                                 70
                                                       2000     2002       2004              2006      2008     2010
                                                                                                                                Source: Eurostat demographic data.

                                                 100


                          94 mil.(15-30 years)    98
                                                                                                                                Definition: The total number of young people in the age-groups
                                                  96
                            28.8 mil. (15-19)                                                                                   15-19, 20-24 and 25-29 living in a member state of the
0.2. Youth population                             94
                                                                                                                        N.A.
                            31.8 mil. (20-24)     92
                                                                                                                                European Union on January 1.
                            33.5 mil. (25-29)     90
                                                        2000     2002          2004          2006      2008     2010
                                                                                                                                Source: Eurostat demographic data.

                                                 22

                          18.8% (15-30 years)                                                                                   Definition: Young people (age-groups 15-19, 20-24 and 25-29)
0.3. The ratio of young                          20

                          5.8 % (15-19)                                                                                         as a share of the total population living in a member state of the
people in the total                              18
                                                                                                                        N.A.
                          6.3 % (20-24)                                                                                         EU on January 1.
population
                          6.7% (25-29)           16
                                                       2000     2002       2004              2006      2008     2010            Source: Eurostat demographic data.

                                                 35

0.4. Mean age of young       26 years (2010)     30                                                                             Definition: Mean age of young people leaving home.
people leaving the             25 years F        25                                                                             Source: Eurostat EU LFS.
parental household             27 years M        20
                                                         2004   2005    2006          2007      2008    2009   2010
                                                                                                                        N.A.    Comment: The methodology will be revised in 2012.

* J,L,K indicate positive/negative/flat trends since the financial crisis hit in early 2008, not the rate of success achieved on a particular indicator;
* This is the latest review and update of the dashboard following the 2011 annual revision by the Expert Group on EU youth indicators as provided in the Staff
Working Document (SWD) on EU Indicators in the Field of Youth.
                                                                      1. EDUCATION & TRAINING
       Indicator                Data                                                Trend                                               Status                       Definition/Comment
                                              20
                                                                                                                                                 Definition:% of the population aged 18-24 with most lower
1.1. Early leavers from
                            14.1% (2010)
                          vs. 15.1 % (2007)
                                              18

                                              16
                                                                                                                                         J       secondary education and who is no longer in education or
education and training                        14                                                                                                 training.
                               12.2% F        12
                                                                                                                                                 EU target: Less than 10 % by 2020.
                                16% M         10
                                                        2000   2001   2002   2003   2004   2005   2006   2007    2008    2009    2010



                                              30
                                                                                                                                                 Definition:Share of 15-year olds who get a score of 1 or below
                                              25
                            20% (2009)
           Reading
                          vs. 24.1% (2006)
                                              20

                                              15
                                                                                                                                         J       (on a scale from 1 to 5) in PISA tests.
                                                                 2000                      2006                        2009
                                                                                                                                                         EU target: less than 15 % by 2020.
                                              30


1.2. Low                    22.2% (2009)      25


achievers Mathematics      vs. 24% (2006)
                                              20
                                                                                                                                         J
                                              15
                                                                 2003                      2006                        2009                      Source: OECD - PISA (2009). Every 3 years, upcoming in 2012.
                                              30

                                              25                                                                                                 Comment: PISA 2003 analyses data from 19 MS while PISA
                            17.7 % (2009)
           Science
                          vs. 20.3 % (2006)
                                              20

                                              15
                                                                                                                                         J       2006 and PISA 2009 analyse data from 25 MS. PISA science
                                                                        2006                                    2009                             tests were introduced in 2006.

1.3. Tertiary education
                            33.6% (2010)      40

                                              35                                                                                         J       Definition: Share of population aged 30-34 with tertiary education
                                                                                                                                                 attainment.
                           vs. 30% (2007)     30

attainment                     37.2% F        25

                                              20

                                30% M                   2000   2001   2002   2003   2004   2005   2006   2007   2008    2009    2010                          EU target: By 2020, at least 40%.

1.4. Young people                             80
                                                                                                                                                 Definition: Percentage of young people aged 20-24 having
                             79% (2010)       79
(20-24) having                                                                                                                                   completed at least upper secondary education (ISCED level 3c)
                          vs. 78.1 % (2007)   78

completed at least
upper secondary
                               81.8% F
                                              77

                                              76
                                                                                                                                         J
                               76.2% M        75

education                                               2000   2001   2002   2003   2004   2005   2006   2007   2008    2009    2010
                                                                                                                                                              Source: Eurostat EU LFS.
                                               100
                                                                                                                                                 Definition: Young people in upper secondary education (ISCED
                                                   90

1.5. Learning at least                                                                                                                           level 3 general programmes, excluding pre-vocational and
                            64.7% (2009)           80


two foreign languages
                           vs. 63.6% (2008)
                                                   70

                                                   60
                                                                                                                                         K       vocational education) learning two or more foreign languages.
                                                   50
                                                                         2008                                   2009
                                              2. EMPLOYMENT & ENTREPRENEURSHIP
       Indicator                  Data                           Trend/Breakdown                                                                     Status                       Definition/Comment
                                                 25

                                                 20                                                                                                           Definition: Share of unemployed among active population
            2.1.1. Youth                         15
                                22 % (2011)                                                                                                                   (employed and unemployed) aged 15-24.
            unemployme
                             vs. 15.7 % (2007)
                                                 10

                                                  5
                                                                                     Youth unemployment rate
                                                                                     Female unemployment rate
                                                                                                                                                      L                                                    Source: Eurostat
2.1.           nt rate                            0
                                                                                     Male unemployment rate



Youth
                                                        2000     2001    2002   2003      2004     2005       2006    2007    2008    2009    2010
                                                                                                                                                              EU LFS.
unemploy 2.1.2. Long-                            40
                                                                                                                                                              Definition: Share of unemployed youth 15-24 without a job for the
                                                 30

ment     term youth           28.4 % (2010)                                                                                                                   last 12 months or more among all unemployed in this age-group.
                                                                                                                                                      L
                                                 20
                                                                                       Long-term youth unemployment rate


         unemployme          vs. 26.1% (2007)    10

                                                  0
                                                                                       Long-term unemployment rate for F
                                                                                       Long-term unemployment rate for M



         nt rate                                        2000     2001    2002   2003     2004     2005    2006       2007    2008    2009    2010
                                                                                                                                                              Source: Eurostat EU LFS
                                                 12                                                                                                           Definition: Share of unemployed among the total population
                                                 10

2.2. Youth                                        8
                                                                                                                                                              (employed, unemployed and inactive), aged 15-24.
                                9 % (2010)
                                                                                                                                                      L
                                                  6
unemployment ratio                                4                                    Youth unemployment ratio

                             vs. 6.8 % (2007)     2
                                                                                       F unemployment ratio
                                                                                       M unemployment ratio
                                                                                                                                                              Comment: This balances out differences in MS activity rates,
                                                  0
                                                         2000    2001    2002    2003     2004     2005       2006    2007    2008    2009                    which influences unemployment rate.

                                                      Average
                                                                                                                                                              Definition: Percentage of self-employed among all employed
2.3. Self-employed             6.6 % (2010)             25-29
                                                                                                                                                              aged 20-24 and 25-29.
youth                          4.7% (20-24)                                                                                                           N.A.
                                                        20-24
                               8.5% (25-29)
                                                                0%      1%      2%       3%       4%          5%      6%       7%      8%       9%                Source: Eurostat EU LFS (data available since 2010).

                                                         25-29



2.4. Young people who           47% (2011)               20-24
                                                                                                                                                                                                  Definition: The share of
would like to set up their      47.1% (M)                                                                                                             N.A.    young people age 15-30 answering YES to the question "Would
own business                    38.5% (F)                15-19                                                                                                you like to set up your own business in the future?".
                                                                35%              40%                   45%                   50%               55%            Source: DG EAC Flash Eurobarometer on youth

                                                                                                                                                              Definition: The share of young employed people (age 20-29) who
2.5. Young employees                                                                                                                                          are on a contract of limited duration.
with a temporary                                                                                                                                                                                                     Source:
contract
                               27.8 % (2010)                                               N.A.                                                       N.A.    Eurostat, EU LFS (data available since 2010).
                                                                             3. HEALTH & WELL-BEING
       Indicator                   Data                            Trend/breakdown                                                                       Status                       Definition/Comment
                                                 Average                                                                                                          Definition: Share of daily cigarette smokers in the population
                                22.3 % (2009)
3.1. Regular smokers                             Female                                                                                                           aged 15-24.
                                  16.9% F          Male
                                                                                                                                                          N.A.
                                  27.7% M                  0%            5%            10%             15%            20%       25%            30%
                                                                                                                                                                                     Source: Eurostat, Health Interview Surveys
                                                                                                                                                                                    2007-2009.Next a Body Mass planned for
                                                                                                                                                                  (EHIS). Last wavepeople 18-24 withEHIS round is Index of 30 or
                                                                                                                                                                  Definition: Young
                                                        Male

                                3.8 % (2009)                                                                                                                      above.
3.2. Obesity                                        Female

                                   3.5% F           Average
                                                                                                                                                          N.A.
                                  4.1% M                        3%                                       4%                                         5%
                                                                                                                                                                                   Source: Eurostat, Health Interview Surveys
                                                                                                                                                                  (EHIS). Next EHIS round is planned for 2014 (ECHIM #42).
                                                  Female
                                                                                                                                                                  Target group: Students turning age 16 during year of ESPAD
                                                                                                                                                                  data-collection.
3.3. Drunkness past 30          19.7 % (2007)       Male


days                              18.3% F                                                                                                                 N.A.
                                                                                                                                                                  Definition: Share of target group who reported having been
                                   21% M          Average



                                                           15%                       17%                      19%                   21%                           drunk in the last 30 days.

                                                                                                                                          Average
                                                                                                                                                                  Definition: Deaths caused by suicide per 100 000 inhabitants
                               6.7 per 100.000     15                                                                                     Male
                                                                                                                                          Female

3.4. Cause of death of
                                                                                                                                                          K       aged 15-24.
                                                   10

                                    (2009)          5

young people - suicide
                                vs. 7.7 (2000)      0
                                                           2000       2001    2002     2003       2004    2005        2006   2007    2008      2009

                                                                                                                                                                                 Source: Eurostat, Causes of death DB. (ECHIM
                                                            Male                                                                                                  Definition: Young people (15-24) having had psychological
                                11 % (2009)
3.5. Psychological                                      Female                                                                                                    distress during the past four weeks.
distress
                                  12.7% F               Average
                                                                                                                                                          N.A.    Source: Eurostat, EHIS.Next EHIS round is planned for 2014.
                                  9.5% M                           0%                        5%                        10%                     15%
                                                                                                                                                                  Comment: Results based on data from 11 MS (ECHIM #38).
                                                         Male                                                                                                     Definition: Proportion of individuals aged 15-24 reporting to have
3.6. Injuries: road traffic:
                                3.3% (2009)                                                                                                                       had a road traffic accident, which resulted in injury for which
self-reported incidences                            Female

                                   2.5% F                                                                                                                 N.A.    medical treatment was sought during the past 12 months.
                                                    Average
                                  4.2% M                                                                                                                          Source: Eurostat, EHIS. Next EHIS round is planned for 2014.
                                                                 0%            1%                 2%             3%            4%              5%
                                                                                                                                                                  Comment: Results based on data from 10 MS (ECHIM #30(a)).
                                                   Average
                               13.2 mil. = 10%                                                                                                                    Definition: Proportion of individuals aged 15-34 reporting to have
3.7. Use of illicit drugs                           Female

                                13.2% (15-24)           Male
                                                                                                                                                          N.A.    used cannabis during the past 12 months.
                                                               0%                          5%                          10%                      15%               Source: EMCDDA (surveys between 2004-2010).
                                                                       4. SOCIAL INCLUSION
      Indicator                Data                                      Trend                                 Status                        Definition/Comment
          4.1.1. For                           30
                                                                                                                        Definition: The share of children (under age 18) who are at risk
          children                                                                                                      of poverty and/or severely materially deprived and/or living in a
                          26.9% (<18) vs.      25

          (<18)                                                                                                         household with very low work intensity compared to total
          compared to
                         23.4% (total pop.)    20                     Total Pop.
                                                                                                                K       population.
4.1. At-                      (2010)                                  Less than18

          total                                                                                                                                                                 Source:
risk-of-  population
                                               15
                                                     2005    2006               2007    2008    2009    2010
                                                                                                                        Eurostat EU SILC.
poverty                                       35

or         4.1.2. For                                                                                                   Definition: The share of young people (18-24) who are at risk of
exclusion young                               30                                                                        poverty and/or severely materially deprived and/or living in a
rate       people (18-   29.1% (18-24) vs.                                                                              household with very low work intensity compared to total
                                                                                                                L
                                              25
           24)           23.4% (total pop.)                                                                             population.
           compared to        (2010)          20
                                                                        18-24


           total
                                                                        Total Pop.
                                                                                                                                                                                   Source:
                                              15
           population                               2005    2006             2007      2008    2009    2010
                                                                                                                        Eurostat EU SILC.
           4.2.1. For                         25
                                                                                                                        Definition: The share of children (under age 18) living in families
           children       20.6% (<18) vs.     20
                                                                                                                        with an equivalised disposable income below 60 % of the
           (<18)         16.4% (total pop.)                                                                             national median equivalised disposable income (after social
           compared to        (2010)          15
                                                                                                                L       transfers) compared to total population.
                                                                        Less than 18


4.2. At-   total                                                        Total Pop.

                                              10


risk-of-   population                               2005    2006             2007      2008    2009    2010




poverty    4.2.2. For                         25
                                                                                                                                                                   Source: in families
                                                                                                                        Definition: The share of young people (18-24) living Eurostat EU
rate       young                              20
                                                                                                                        with an equivalised disposable income below 60 % of the
           people (18-   21.1% (18-24) vs.                                                                              national median equivalised disposable income (after social
           24)           16.4% (total pop.)   15
                                                                     18-24
                                                                                                                L       transfers) compared to total population.
           compared to        (2010)                                 Total Pop.


           total                              10
                                                    2005    2006           2007        2008    2009    2010


           population                                                                                                                                                Source: Eurostat EU
4.3.       4.3.1. For                         14

Severe     children         9.5% (<18)        12
                                              10

Material (<18)                  vs.                                                                                     Definition: percentage of the population that cannot afford at
                                                                                                                J
                                               8



deprivatio compared to    8.1% (total pop.)
                                               6
                                               4                   Less than 18
                                                                                                                        least three of the following nine items: 1) to pay their rent,
n rate     total              (2010)
                                               2
                                               0
                                                                   Total pop.
                                                                                                                        mortgage or utility bills; 2) to keep their home adequately warm;
                                                    2005    2006             2007      2008    2009     2010

           population                                                                                                   3) to face unexpected expenses; 4) to eat meat or proteins
                                                                                                                        regularly; 5) to go on holiday; or cannot afford to buy a: 6) TV
                                                                                                                        7) Refrigerator, 8) Car, 9) Telephone; compared to total
                                                                                                                        population.


                                                                                                                                  Source: Eurostat EU SILC.
                                                                                                                                                 Definition: percentage of the population that cannot afford at
                                                                                                                                                 least three of the following nine items: 1) to pay their rent,
                                                                                                                                                 mortgage or utility bills; 2) to keep their home adequately warm;
                                                                                                                                                 3) to face unexpected expenses; 4) to eat meat or proteins
                                                                                                                                                 regularly; 5) to go on holiday; or cannot afford to buy a: 6) TV
           4.3.2. For                              14

                                                   12                                                                                            7) Refrigerator, 8) Car, 9) Telephone; compared to total
4.3.       young                                   10
                                                                                                                                                 population.
Severe     people (18-        10.1% (18-24)         8


Material 24)               vs. 8.1% (total pop.)    6

                                                    4
                                                                                                                                          J
deprivatio compared to            (2010)                                          18-24

                                                    2                             Total pop.
                                                                                                                                                           Source: Eurostat EU SILC.
n rate     total                                    0
                                                          2005         2006             2007          2008          2009          2010

           population
                                                   12
          4.4.1. For                               10
                                                                                                                                                 Definition: The share of children (under age 18) who live in
          children                                  8                                                                                            households with very low work intensity (households where
                                8.9% (<18)                                                                                                       adults worked less than 20 % of their total work potential during
          (<18)
                                                                                                                                          K
                                                    6

4.4.                       vs. 9.9% (total pop.)    4
                                                                                                                                                 the past year) compared to total population.
          compared to                                                          Less than 18

Living in                          (2010)           2                          Total Pop.

          total
household                                           0
                                                          2005         2006             2007          2008          2009           2010
          population
s with
                                                                                                                                                 Definition: The share of young people (18-24) who live in Source:
very low 4.4.2. For
                                                   12



          young                                    10
                                                                                                                                                 households with very low work intensity (households where
work                                                8
                                                                                                                                                 adults worked less than 20 % of their total work potential during
intensity people (18-           9% (18-24)
          24)              vs. 9.9% (total pop.)
                                                    6


                                                    4                          18-24
                                                                                                                                          L      the past year) compared to total population.
          compared to             (2010)                                       Total Pop.
                                                    2
          total
                                                    0
          population                                      2005         2006             2007          2008          2009           2010                                                                        Source:
                                                                                                                                                 Eurostat SILC.
                                                                                                                                                 Definition: Self-reported unmet need for medical care for the
4.5. Self-reported unmet                                                                                                                         following 3 reasons: financial barriers + too far to travel + waiting
need for medical care                                                                                                                            times, compared to total population.
for young people (18-        Soon available                                             N.A.                                              N.A.
24) compared to total                                                                                                                            Comment: To be analysed together with 'care utilisation, defined
population                                                                                                                                       as the number of visits to the doctor (GP or specialist) during the
                                                                                                                                                 last 12 months.
                                                   20

                                                   18

                                                   16

                                                   14
                                                                                                                                                 Definition: Young people (age group (15-24) not in employment,
4.6. Young people not in      12.8%(2010)          12
                                                                                                                                                 nor in any education or training.
                                                                                                                                          L
                                                   10
employment, education             vs.               8
                                                                              Female
                                                    6
or training (NEET)            10.9%(2007)           4
                                                                              Average
                                                                              Male
                                                                                                                                                 Source: Eurostat LFS
                                                    2

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                                 DASHBOARD OF EU YOUTH INDICATORS
                                                                                             PART 2
                                                 POLICY DOMAINS WITH NEW INDICATORS


                                                      5. CULTURE & CREATIVITY

       Indicator            Data                            Breakdown                                       Status                        Definition/Comment
                                                                                                                     Definition: Share of young people (15-30) who declare that they
                                         25-30
                                                                                                                     have participated in any of the following amateur artistic activities
5.1. Participating in                                                                                                at least once in the last 12 months: Playing a musical instrument,
                         32.6% (2011)
amateur artistic                         20-24
                                                                                                                     singing, acting, dancing, writing poetry, photography, film-
activities
                            33.7% F                                                                          N.A.
                           31.4% M                                                                                   making.
                                        15-19



                                                 0%    10%          20%         30%         40%      50%                                             Source: DG EAC Flash
                                                                                                                     Eurobarometer on youth
                                                                                                                     Definition: Share of young people (aged 15-30) reporting that
                                        25-30
                                                                                                                     they have participated in any of the following cultural activities in
                                                                                                                     the last 12 months: visited historical monuments (palaces,
5.2. Participation in    93% (2011)     20-24
                                                                                                                     castles, churches, gardens, etc.), museums or galleries, been to
cultural activities       92.6% F                                                                            N.A.    a cinema or a concert, a theatre, a dance performance or an
                           93.3% M
                                        15-19                                                                        opera.
                                            85%              90%                  95%               100%




                                        25-29
                                                                                                                     Source: DG EACof young people (aged on youth
                                                                                                                     Definition: Share Flash Eurobarometer 15-30) reporting that
5.3. Participation in                                                                                                they have participated in activities of a sports club, leisure time or
sports clubs, leisure     46% (2011)    20-24
                                                                                                                     youth club, any kind of youth organisation or cultural organisation
time or youth              41.3% F                                                                           N.A.    in the last 12 months.
clubs/organisations or     50.6% M      15-19

cultural organisations                                                                                                                        Source: DG EAC Flash Eurobarometer
                                                 0    0.1     0.2         0.3         0.4     0.5     0.6
                                                                                                                     on youth
                                                                      6. YOUTH PARTICIPATION
       Indicator                  Data                        Trend/ breakdown                                          Status                         Definition/Comment
6.1. Young people's                              25-29
                                                                                                                                 Definition: Self-reported participation in activities of a political
participation in political                                                                                                       organisation or political party or a local organisation aimed at
                               15.7% (2011)
organisations/party or                           20-24
                                                                                                                                 improving their local community and/or local environment in the
                                 14.3% F                                                                                 N.A.
community/                                                                                                                       last 12 months. Age 15-30.
                                  17% M          15-19

environmentally-                                         0%            5%           10%            15%            20%
oriented organisations                                                                                                                                            Source: DG EAC Flash
6.2. Participation of                            25-30                                                                           Definition: Percentage of young people aged 18-30 who declare
young people in political      78.5% (2011)      20-24
                                                                                                                                 that they participated in political elections at either local, regional,
elections at local,              78.6% F         15-19
                                                                                                                         N.A.    national or EU level in the last three years.
regional, national or EU         78.4 % M                0%          20%      40%         60%        80%      100%
level
                                                  50

                                                  40                                                                             Definition: The number of young Members of the European
6.3. Young people 18-            26 = 3.5%        30
                                                                                                                                 Parliament (MEPs) elected into the European Parliament in the
30 who got elected into       of MEPs (2009)      20

                                                  10
                                                                                                                         K       last elections (2009).
the European Parliament        vs. 22 (2004)       0
                                                                      2004                          2009
                                                                                                                                 Source: The European Parliament
                                                  50
                                                                                                                                 Definition: Percentage of individuals aged 16-24 who have used
6.4. Young people who                             40
                                                                                                                                 the Internet, in the last 12 months for interaction with public
use internet for                                  30                                                                             authorities (i.e. having used the Internet for one or more of the
                               41 % (2011)
interaction with public
                              vs. 38% (2008)
                                                  20                                                                     J       following activities: obtaining information from public authorities
authorities                                       10
                                                                                                                                 web sites, downloading official forms, sending filled in forms).
                                                   0
                                                                                                                                 Source: Eurostat, Survey on ICT usage in households and by
                                                              2008           2009           2010           2011
                                                                                                                                 individuals.

6.5. Young people using
                                                                                                                                 Definition: Percentage of individuals aged 16-24 declaring that
internet for accessing or
                                                                                                                                 they have used internet for for accessing or posting opinions on
posting opinions on
                              Data to become                                                                                     websites (e.g. blogs, social networks, etc) for discussing civic
websites (e.g.blogs,
social networks,etc) for
                                 available                                    N.A.                                       N.A.    and political issues (in the last three months).
                             beginning of 2012
discussing civic and
                                                                                                                                 Source: Eurostat, Survey on ICT usage in households and by
political issues (in the
                                                                                                                                 individuals.
last three months).
                                                                               7. VOLUNTEERING
       Indicator             Data                                Breakdown                                           Status                        Definition/Comment
                                          25-30

7.1. Young people's                                                                                                           Definition: Self-reported involvement in organised voluntary
                          24.2% (2011)
participation in                          20-24
                                                                                                                              activities in the last 12 months. Age 15-30.
organised voluntary
                             24.8% F                                                                                  N.A.                                                          Source:
                             23.6% M      15-19
activities                                                                                                                    DG EAC Flash Eurobarometer on youth
                                                  18%         20%         22%          24%        26%         28%




                                          25-30                                                                               Definition: Share of young people (age 15-30) declaring that they
7.2. Share of young
                                                                                                                              have taken part in any organised voluntary action aimed at
people participating in
                          12.3 % (2011)                                                                                       changing something in their local community/environment during
organised voluntary                       20-24


activities aimed at
                             12.6% F                                                                                  N.A.    the last 12 months.
                            12.1% M
improving their local                     15-19

community
                                              10%             11%         12%          13%        14%         15%
                                                                                                                                              Source: DG EAC Flash Eurobarometer on youth


                                          25-29



7.3. Share of young                                                                                                           Definition: Share of young people (age 15-30) declaring that they
                           2.2% (2011)
people who have stayed                    20-24
                                                                                                                              have stayed abroad for the purpose of volunteering.
abroad for the purpose
                             2.1% F                                                                                   N.A.
                             2.3% M
of volunteering                           15-19                                                                               Source: DG EAC Flash Eurobarometer on youth.
                                                  0.0%    0.5%         1.0%     1.5%     2.0%         2.5%    3.0%




                                          25-30
                                                                                                                              Definition: Share of young people (15-30) that declare having
                                                                                                                              taken part in voluntary activities who have received a certificate,
7.4. Formal recognition   24.6% (2011)    20-24                                                                               a diploma or other formal recognition for their participation.
of participation in          25.9% F                                                                                  N.A.
voluntary activities        23.2% M       15-19


                                                  0%     5%      10%     15%    20%     25%     30%     35%   40%                                               Source: DG EAC Flash
                                                                                                                              Eurobarometer on youth
                                                            8. YOUTH & THE WORLD

      Indicator             Data                            Breakdown                           Status                       Definition/Comment
8.1. Young people's
                                        25-30                                                            Definition: Self-reported participation in activities of an
participation in
                                                                                                         organisation active in the domain of global climate change/global
organisations active in
                          4.4% (2011)                                                                    warming, global development or promoting human rights in the
the domains of global                   20-24


climate change/global
                             4.3% F                                                              N.A.    last 12 months. Age 15-30.
                            4.5% M
warming, global                         15-19
                                                                                                                                 Source: DG EAC Flash Eurobarometer
development or human
                                                0    0.01    0.02   0.03   0.04   0.05   0.06            on youth.
rights
                                                                                                         Definition: Self-reported involvement of young people in activities
8.2. Participation of                   25-29                                                            or projects during the past year aimed at fostering cooperation
young people in                                                                                          with youth from other continents. Age 15-30.
                          4.1% (2011)
activities or projects
aimed at fostering
                             4.2% F     20-24
                                                                                                 N.A.
                             4% M
cooperation with youth                  15-19

from other continents                                                                                                                                     Source: DG EAC
                                                0%   1%      2%     3%      4%     5%     6%
                                                                                                         Flash Eurobarometer on youth.
     Indicator               Data                                                 Trend


0.1. Child population    ↓ 78 mil. (2010)
                        vs. 83 mil. (2000)


                                 Year         Year      No children (mil)
                                                        85



                                       2000      2000               83.2
                                       2001      2001               82.4
                                       2002      2002   80          81.5
                                       2003      2003               80.7
                                       2004      2004                 80
                                       2005      2005               79.3
                                                        75
                                       2006      2006               78.7
                                       2007      2007               78.3
                                       2008      2008               78.1
                                       2009      2009   70
                                                             2000
                                                                    78.1   2002    2004

                                       2010      2010               78.3
                                       2015                         79.2
                                       2025                         78.7
                                       2035                           75
                                       2045                         74.9
                                       2060                         73.7
Trend                        Status                             Definition/Comment

                                                 Definition: The total number of children in the
                                                 groups 0-14 living in a member state of the Eu
                               L                 Union on January 1.

                                                 Source: Eurostat demographic data.




 2004   2006   2008   2010         2025   2045
      Definition/Comment

 : The total number of children in the age-
-14 living in a member state of the European
 January 1.

Eurostat demographic data.
People at risk of poverty or social exclusion

Year          Total Pop.   Less than18
       2005         25.7           27.8
       2006         25.3           27.3
       2007         24.4           26.3
       2008         23.6           26.2
       2009         23.1            26
       2010         23.4           26.9

								
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