Ill-being among NEET youth surprisinly deep

The Finnish Youth Research Network carried out a unique study into the views of young people between the ages of 15 to 29 who are not in education, employment or training (NEET). The 117 interviews conducted by outreach youth workers sought out youths who are normally difficult to reach using ordinary surveys.

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Youth Barometer 2016: A Look to the Future

The Youth Barometer is an annual publication that studies the values and attitudes of young people aged 15–29 years who live in Finland. The theme of the 2016 Youth Barometer is the future. The future was examined from a personal and a global perspective. According to the Youth Barometer, 83 per cent of young people are optimistic about their future, but only 55 per cent believe Finland has a bright future and 25 per cent believe the world has a bright future. Faith in one’s own future is strengthening, but faith in the world’s future and in Finland’s future as a homeland has clearly weakened.

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The Finnish Youth Research Society carries out research operations through the Finnish Youth Research Network.

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