The Database of Youth Policies and Legislation on Youth Inclusion

The Database of Youth Policies and Legislation on Youth Inclusion ("the Database") has been prepared as a part of the activities under the EXCEPT Project (Social Exclusion of Youth in Europe: Cumulative Disadvantages, Coping Strategies, Effective Policies and Transfer).

The Database has four parts:

  • Part I: Macro indicators (2000-2016);
  • Part II: Quantitative and qualitative information on national policy measures;
  • Part III: Description of selected policy measures in EXCEPT partner countries - . Bulgaria, Estonia, Germany, Greece, Italy, Poland, Sweden, the UK, and Ukraine;
  • Part IV: Description of selected policy measures in non - EXCEPT countries – that is other EU countries that are not partners in EXCEPT project;

The database contains data on more than 150 economic and social policy statistical indicators for the period from 2000 to 2016. Most of the statistical indicators address the situation both in all EU Member States and EU as a whole. In addition, the database contains summarized qualitative information on general policy trends in the field at national level & quantitative and qualitative information on selected youth inclusion policy measures, provided by national experts.

Information used in the Database comes from various sources such as Eurostat, European Commission (DG EMPL, DG ECFIN), OECD and national reports. National reports have been prepared by national experts for the respective country. Data source, including description, web links and date of access, is provided for each indicator.


Download the the Database here.


For questions and inquiries, please contact:

Marge Unt -

Maria Jeliazkova –

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