National Statistics

Participation in education, training and employment: 2017

Updates to national participation figures for the end of 2016, released in June 2017, and provisional estimates for the end of 2017.

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Main text

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Main tables

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Additional tables - numbers

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Additional tables - rates

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Underlying data: numbers and rates

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Details

This statistical release gives information from different post-16 learning options, including:

  • school
  • further education colleges
  • work-based learning (apprenticeships)
  • higher education

It also gives provisional data on the percentages of 16 to 18 year olds in education and training, and those who are not in education, employment or training (NEET) for the end of 2017.

Breakdowns are set out by:

  • age
  • gender
  • mode of study
  • type of learning
  • institution type (for example, further education colleges, schools)
  • labour market status
  • highest qualification being studied

The additional tables show figures dating from 1985.

Post-16 statistics team

Published 28 June 2018