Statistics showing the number of young people going into education, employment or apprenticeships the year after reaching the end of:
key stage 4 (after year 11, usually aged 16)
16 to 18 study (usually aged 18)
Since 19 November 2020, the Department for Education published ‘Destinations after key stage 4 and 16 to 18 (KS5) study’ on a new statistics site Explore Education Statistics (EES).
Statistics from May 2010 to November 2020 are available on GOV.UK.
You can find our archived statistics from before May 2010 on the UK Government Web Archive. Note: the search function is not available on archived content so please use the filters on the left of each page.
Destinations after key stage 4 and 16 to 18 (KS5) study
Statistics including information from a data source which gives more complete coverage of participation in employment than the earlier ‘experimental’ destinations data.