Data set from Apprenticeships and traineeships

Learner characteristics - latest headline summary

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Headline demographic summary of apprenticeship starts

Academic years: 2018/19 to 2021/22 full academic years

Indicators: Starts, Starts percentage

Filters: Demographic group (Sex, LLDD flag, Ethnicity flag, Age group), demographic description

Data set details

Further education
Apprenticeships and traineeships
Release type
Geographic levels
  • Starts (Aug to Jul)
  • Starts (Aug to Jul) Percentage
  • Demographic
  • Group
Time period
2018/19 to 2021/22

Data set preview

Table showing first 5 rows, from underlying data
201819Academic yearNationalE92000001EnglandAgeUnder 199770024.8
201819Academic yearNationalE92000001EnglandAge19-2411600029.5
201819Academic yearNationalE92000001EnglandAge25+17970045.7
201819Academic yearNationalE92000001EnglandAge19+29570075.2
201819Academic yearNationalE92000001EnglandEthnicityEthnic minorities (excluding white minorities)4840012.5

Variables in this data set

Table showing all 4 variables
Variable nameVariable description
startsStarts (Aug to Jul)
starts_percentStarts (Aug to Jul) Percentage


  1. Volumes are rounded to the nearest 100 and 'low' indicates a base value of fewer than 50. Where data shows 'x' this indicates data is unavailable, 'z' indicates data is not applicable, and 'c' indicates data is suppressed.
  2. Ethnicity categories have been aligned with the ethnicities recorded in the 2011 UK Census.
  3. Percentages for learner characteristics include those learners where the characteristic is known. 'Not known/not provided' categories are excluded from the calculation.
  4. Percentages are rounded to one decimal place and calculated on unrounded volumes. 'low' indicates a percentage below 0.5%. Where data shows 'x' this indicates data is unavailable, 'z' indicates data is not applicable, and 'c' indicates data is suppressed.
  5. Age, sex, learners with learning difficulties and/or disabilities and ethnicity are based upon self-declaration by the learner.

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