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Introduction

IntroductionSocio economy

1In this topic we will be looking at and discussing the socio and economic impact that social exclusion has on young people, their families, various agencies and society.

IntroduCtionSocioeconomy

QUESTIONSIn your opinion which of the two factors is the most influential? Does social influence economic or vice versa?

What do you think is the financial cost of social exclusion, both in your country and in Europe as a whole?

What do you think are the impacts on society?

What do you think are the main causes of social exclusion?

Are these the primary causes or are there other issues that influence these?QUESTIONS

Germany:

There were approximately 2.3 million recipients of social welfare benefits in 2012. This amounted to 32.2 bn.

Costs in Germany for people living in exclusion include:imprisonment 80 - 130 per day

temporary accommodation for homeless people (costs are supposed to increase since the estimated number of homeless people will amount to 384.000 by 2016)

cost of educational and participational opportunities for children of recipients of unemployment benefits. (in 2012 this equated to 433.4 million.)EUROPEAN ECONOMY

European StatisticsSweden:The number of people of working age living in exclusion is approximately 1 million. This is roughly 18-20% of the population.

12%of young people end up statistically in exclusion.

Exclusion in this case includes: unemployment, mental illness, substance abuse or crime.

Costs include: - Heroin addicted man 222 000 euros - Heroin addicted woman 177 000 euros - Long term mentally ill man 44 500 euros - Long term mentally ill woman 40 000 euros - Sick/unemployed man 15 500 euros - Sick/unemployed woman 20 000 euros

Each teenage Neet (Not in education, employment or training) aged 16 to 18, is estimated to cost the economy 56,000 over the course of their lifetime The current estimated public finance costs of 16 to18 year-old Neets range from 12bn to 32bn. Neets cost 22m per week in Jobseekers Allowance, and 22-133m per week in lost productivity The cost of youth crime (including imprisonment of children and young people) is 23m a week - 1.2bn per year, while the cost of educational underachievement is estimated at 22bn per generation. Source: Work Foundation and Private Equity Foundation report, which cites various research European StatisticsUK:

Places to go for advice and guidance EuropeGermany there is a nationwide network of:Charitable associations (Caritas, Diakonie, AWO, IB, Parittischer Wohlfahrtsverband) www.awo.org; www.caritas.de; www.diakonie.de; www.der-paritaetische; www.internationaler-bund.deintegration services for young migrants (JMD)www.jugendmigrationsdienste.de;employment agencies and special counselling services for adult and teenage rehabilitation patients www.arbeitsagentur.de Federal Association for socio-cultural Provision for Young People (BAG JSA)Municipality social welfare offices

Sweden:Inter-organisation, preventative measures for children and young people are organised and co-ordinated within the municipal boundaries with:A steering group, a review panel and an expert on socio-economic analysis.Places to go for advice and guidance Europe

United Kingdom:Citizens advice bureau (CAB)Direct.gov.uk.ukYoung peoples Services (YPS)Places to go for advice and guidance EuropeThis training program can be used by everyone who in their work come in contact with young people, and above all to personnel groups, often multidisciplinary, who will be able to, based on the same values and knowledge, cooperate in their work with young people at risk of social exclusion.11

This project was developed by:

Thank you for your attention!

This project has been funded with support from the European Commission.This publication [communication] reflects the views only of the author, and the Commission cannot be held responsible for any use which may be made of the information contained therein.12