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Data Provider: Welsh Government Experimental Statistics Educational attainment of young people by age and year

Archived (English only) – No longer updated.

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MeasureNumber: Rounded to the nearest 100[Filtered]
[Collapse]Gender[Filtered]
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CohortCohorts of young people are referred to by the academic year in which they are of academic age 19. For example, young people aged 19 in 2006/07 were 19 on 31st August 2006 and were born in the time period 1st September 1986 - 31st August 1987.(Ascending)[Filter]
LevelLevel thresholds represent a volume, or \'size\' of qualifications at a specific level on the National Qualifications Framework (NQF). Three thresholds have been established:<br />- Level 1: a volume of qualifications at Level 1 equivalent to the volume of 5 GCSEs at Grade D-G<br />- Level 2: a volume of qualifications at Level 2 equivalent to the volume of 5 GCSEs at Grade A*-C<br />- Level 3: a volume of qualifications at Level 3 equivalent to the volume of 2 A-Levels<br /><br />The Qualifications and Curriculum Authority (QCA) assign level 1, 2 and 3 widths to all qualifications. For example, GCE A-Level has widths of 80, 80 and 50 at levels 1, 2 and 3 respectively. A total width of 100 or more is required to achieve each level. Further explanation of the level thresholds and discounting can be found at <br />http://wales.gov.uk/docrepos/40382/40382313/statistics/data-collection/403821101/points-score-e.pdf?lang=en.<br />Lists of qualifications approved for use in Wales and the widths at levels 1, 2 and 3 are below:<br />Age 16-18: http://new.wales.gov.uk/statsdocs/schools/datacollection/quals1618.xls<br />Pre-16: http://new.wales.gov.uk/statsdocs/schools/datacollection/qualspre16.xls<br />[Filter]
AgeAcademic age: age as at 31st August prior to the start of the academic year. For example, young people aged 19 on 31st August 2006 have academic age 19 in the academic year 2006/07.[Filter]
Click here to sort2002/03Figures for this cohort exclude a small number of awards attained by 15 year olds at Further Education institutions and there is also an undercount due to an issue with the data quality of schools data.Click here to sort2003/04Click here to sort2004/05Click here to sort2005/06Click here to sort2006/07Click here to sort2007/08Click here to sort2008/09
[Collapse]Level 11532,10033,90033,40034,10034,60034,50033,800
16.The data item is not applicable34,00035,80035,20036,00036,70036,600
17.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable35,10036,90036,20037,00038,000
18.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable35,70037,50036,80037,800
19.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable36,30038,10037,600
20.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable37,00038,900
21.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable37,700
[Collapse]Level 21518,90020,20020,20021,10021,80022,90023,100
16.The data item is not applicable21,90023,60023,50024,50025,80026,500
17.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable24,70026,70026,50027,70028,900
18.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable26,60028,30028,00029,300
19.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable27,50029,20028,900
20.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable28,20030,000
21.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable28,900
[Collapse]Level 315-The data item is not exactly zero, but estimated as zero or less than half the final digit shown-The data item is not exactly zero, but estimated as zero or less than half the final digit shown-The data item is not exactly zero, but estimated as zero or less than half the final digit shown-The data item is not exactly zero, but estimated as zero or less than half the final digit shown-The data item is not exactly zero, but estimated as zero or less than half the final digit shown-The data item is not exactly zero, but estimated as zero or less than half the final digit shown-The data item is not exactly zero, but estimated as zero or less than half the final digit shown
16.The data item is not applicable3,0003,3003,7004,2004,8003,500
17.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable13,10014,30014,00015,00014,700
18.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable15,80016,80016,70017,600
19.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable17,20018,20017,900
20.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable18,40019,500
21.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable19,200

Metadata

EDUC0116: Educational attainment of young people, by age, gender, cohort and level

ELLS, Welsh Government

Last update: December 2010

Next Update: No longer updated.
Will be added to StatsWales by: April 2013 (provisional)

Source: Key Stage 4 to 5 Examination Results, National Information System for Vocational Qualifications, Lifelong Learning Wales Record

Contact: Post16ed.stats@wales.gsi.gov.uk



These data have been obtained by matching together datasets of school, further education and work-based learning awards to gain a complete picture of attainment. This analysis was published for the first time in May 2009, with data through to the year 2006/07. This replaces that earlier analysis, providing two more recent years of data, but also provides new data for earlier years. The statistics are still regarded as experimental, and we welcome any feedback on the approach.



Further information on data sources, methodology, definitions and the quality of these statistics can be found in the notes of the statistical release.



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