Provides information on the estimated number of 15 year olds in receipt of free school meals (FSM) who progress to higher education (HE) by age 19 by 2008/09. It is presented at national and local authority level. Also provides data on the number of young people taking A levels or equivalent qualifications who progress to the most selective institutions by school type. These measures aim to contribute to the understanding of widening participation and social mobility issues. Underlying data for this publication is also available in a machine processable format on the Transparency/Report Data webpage. This publication replaces ‘Full-time young participation by socio-economic class: 2010 update’ (URN 10/P81).