Data Snapshots

the data distilled

Our data snapshots put the spotlight on some of the key insights from the Nominet Digital Youth Index. Within each snapshot we explore the detail behind the insight, why it matters and the points we need to consider to address the implications for young people.

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2.1 million young adults are at risk of becoming digital castaways - how do we leave no one behind?

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Digital skills and careers
Young child using table in dark setting

13 December 2021

Left to own devices

Young people who are not in any form of education, employment or training are far more likely to be teaching themselves digital skills (73%), as are those in the C2DE social grade (52%).

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Digital skills and careers
Young person looking at desktop screen

3 November 2021

You (probably) don’t look like me: Tech jobs are least appealing to those most impacted by inadequate tech

It is no surprise that the demographic who design digital services affects who ends up using them and in turn who shows up in data; further deepening the inequality of an already unequal system.

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