38% of youngsters in Sicily are NEETs

Italy has highest rate in EU of people not in education or work

(ANSA) - Rome, October 10 - Almost one in four young people in Sicily are NEETs - Not in Education, Employment or Training - according to a report released by Unicef Italia on Thursday.
    This made Sicily the region where the problem is biggest, although Calabria (36.2%) and Campania (35.9%) also have very high rates of people aged 15 to 29 who are inactive.
    The report said Italy has the highest rate of young NEETS in the EU at 23.4%, compared to an European average of 12.9%.