Data set from Further education and skills

Further education and skills learners - latest demographic summary

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Adult (19+) Further education and skills learner participation by demographic breakdown summary . Breakdowns for adult (19+) Education and training can also be produced.

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

Indicators:  Further Education Participation, Further Education percentage, Education and Training Participation, Education and Training percentage, Total achievement, Total achievement percentage

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

Data set details

Further education
Further education and skills
Release type
Geographic levels
  • Further education & skills Participation (Aug to Jul)
  • Further education & skills Percentage (Aug to Jul)
  • Education & training Participation (Aug to Jul)
  • Demographic
  • Group
Time period
2018/19 to 2021/22

Data set preview

Table showing first 5 rows, from underlying data
201819Academic yearNationalE92000001EnglandAge19-2449857022705024.121
201819Academic yearNationalE92000001EnglandAge25-49115551066860055.961.7
201819Academic yearNationalE92000001EnglandAge50+4130401880602017.4
201819Academic yearNationalE92000001EnglandAgeAge - unknown1090lowzz
201819Academic yearNationalE92000001EnglandEthnicityEthnic minorities (excluding white minorities)47442031877023.530.1

Variables in this data set

Table showing first 5 of 6 variables
Variable nameVariable description
percentage_etEducation & training Percentage (Aug to Jul)
percentage_fesFurther education & skills Percentage (Aug to Jul)
total_learners_etEducation & training Participation (Aug to Jul)


  1. Ethnic minorities do not include white minorities.
  2. Learner characteristics (such as age, sex, learners with learning difficulties and/or disabilities and ethnicity) are based upon self-declaration by the learner.
  3. Total participation is the count of learners that participated at any point during the stated academic period. Learners undertaking more than one course will appear only once in the grand total.
  4. Volumes are rounded to the nearest 10 and 'low' indicates a base value of fewer than 5. Where data shows 'x' this indicates data is unavailable, 'z' indicates data is not applicable, and 'c' indicates data is suppressed.
  5. Age is based on age as at 31 August of the academic year.
  6. Percentages for learner characteristics include those learners where the characteristic is known. ‘Not known/not provided’ categories are excluded from the calculation.
  7. 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.
  8. Education and Training includes Traineeships.
  9. White comprises white British, Gypsy or Irish Traveller, Irish, and any other white background.
  10. Ethnicity categories have been aligned with the ethnicities recorded in the 2011 UK Census.

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