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The data cover regulated qualifications in England.
Until Q3 2017 Ofqual published data for Wales and Northern Ireland as well. However, following a transition arrangement with Qualifications Wales (the regulator in Wales) and CCEA (the regulator in Northern Ireland), the responsibility for publishing data for learners in Wales and Northern Ireland for the academic year 2017 to 2018 and beyond has been passed to Qualifications Wales and CCEA respectively.
Latest dataset (Q1 - January to March 2018) uploaded
Latest dataset (Q4 - October to December 2017) uploaded. Removed datasets for Wales and Northern Ireland following an agreement with Qualification Wales and CCEA.
Updated with data for July to September 2017.
Latest datasets (Q2 - April to June 2017) uploaded
Latest datasets (Q1 - January to March 2017) uploaded
Latest datasets (Q4 2016 - October to December 2016) uploaded
Latest datasets (Q3 - July to September 2016) uploaded
Corrected data supplied by one awarding organisation.
Latest (Q2 2016) data released
Latest data (Q1 2016) uploaded
All files were replaced because some data from Gateway Qualifications as well as a few other awarding organisations were missing.
Latest datasets for October to December 2015 uploaded.
After data quality checks, it was decided that the separate datasets for England, Wales and Northern Ireland would only go back to 2012 as this is when the data started being collected by country and that the dataset for all 3 countries would cover 10 years.
Updated to include data for Q2 2015.
The latest dataset includes data from the latest published quarter (January to March 2015)
The previous version was missing data from a number of qualifications
The following 3 files were revised as they contained errors: Dataset 1988 to present - England, Wales and Northern Ireland; Dataset 1988 to present - England only; and Dataset 2009 to present - England, Wales and Northern Ireland.
Added the latest version of the data files for quarter 4 2014.