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Proportion of early school leavers notably higher for non-EU citizens than for nationals

Aug 25, 2015 | News

(21 August 2015) – For a wide range of education indicators, significant disparities can be observed in the European Union between non-EU citizens and citizens of the reporting country, referred to as “nationals”.

This does not only concern educational attainment. In particular, the proportion of young non-EU citizens affected by early leaving from education and training is more than twice that of nationals.

Young non-EU citizens have also a greater risk of being both out of the education system and not in employment.

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