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Appendix B: Comparison of HLFS and IDI NEET rates

Table 2: Comparison of HLFS and IDI NEET rates for 15-19 year old youth, 2015
Region HLFS annual
NEET rate*
(%)
IDI Long-term
NEET rate
(%)
IDI total
NEET rate
(%)
Northland 10.3 9.1 12
Auckland 5.8 5.6 8.4
Waikato 8.1 7.5 10.3
Bay of Plenty 9.5 7.2 10
Gisborne / Hawke's Bay 11.5 7.3 10.2
Taranaki 9.9 6.7 9.1
Manawatu - Wanganui 9 7.3 9.8
Wellington 6.9 5.4 7.9
Tasman / Nelson / Marlborough / West Coast 7.9 4.5 6.5
Canterbury 7.3 4.3 6.4
Otago 4.1 4.1 6.2
Southland 7.7 4.7 7.1
Total All Regional Councils 7.3 5.9 8.5

* Source: Statistics New Zealand [17].

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