School Leaving:Written question - 36265

Asked by Nic Dakin

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Asked on: 03 May 2016
Department for Education
School Leaving
To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what proportion of 16 and 17 year olds participated in full-time education in England in (a) 2005 and (b) 2015.
Answered by: Nick Gibb
Answered on: 09 May 2016

The proportion of 16 and 17 year olds in full-time education in England was 70.3% at the end of 2005 and 82.2% at the end of 2014 (provisional figures). These figures are published in Table A7 of the ‘Additional tables – rates’ in the Statistical First Release (SFR) ‘Participation in education, training and employment’ and can be found here:

Figures for end 2015 are not yet available but will be published on 30th June 2016 as part of the above series.

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