Official Statistics

Rural skills statistics

Rural skills.


Rural skills

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Analysis of skills by work place and residence base in rural and urban areas.



  • percentage of working age population with at least one qualification

  • percentage of working age population with at least National Vocational Qualification (NVQ) ( level 2 (or equivalent) or above

  • percentage of working age population with at NVQ level 4 (or equivalent)

  • proportion of employees and self-employed of working age receiving on the job training

Data source: Office for National Statistics Labour Force Survey

Coverage: England

Rural classification used: Rural urban local authority classification 2011

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