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This official statistics release provides the latest information on 3 measures of widening participation in higher education:
the estimated percentages of 15 year-olds, by free school meal (FSM) status, who progressed to higher education (HE) by age 19, at national and local authority level
the estimated percentages of A level students, by type of school/college, who progressed to HE and to the most selective HE institutions by age 19
estimated proportions of young graduates in different occupation classifications (6 months after graduation) by social background on entry to HE, using standard occupation classification (SOC) at both points, split into 2 groups
The tables are also available separately, and also show a time series of progression by FSM status by local authority.