Data set from A level and other 16 to 18 results

Retention - cohort time series

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Retention metrics (% only) for all qualification cohorts, since measures were introduced.

Data set details

School and college outcomes and performance
A level and other 16 to 18 results
Release type
Geographic levels
  • % retained
  • % retained and assessed
  • % returned and retained for a second year
  • Cohort
Time period
2015/16 to 2021/22

Data set preview

Table showing first 5 rows, from underlying data
201516Academic yearNationalE92000001EnglandRevisedA levelLevel 396.1zz
201617Academic yearNationalE92000001EnglandRevisedA levelLevel 395.394.081.7
201718Academic yearNationalE92000001EnglandRevisedA levelLevel 392.590.780.6
201819Academic yearNationalE92000001EnglandRevisedA levelLevel 391.389.584.7
201920Academic yearNationalE92000001EnglandFinalA levelLevel 392.190.588.6

Variables in this data set

Table showing all 4 variables
Variable nameVariable description
perc_retained% retained
perc_retained_and_assessed% retained and assessed
perc_returned_and_retained% returned and retained for a second year

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