Data set from Further education and skills

Basic skills - regional breakdown

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Basic skills total participation and total achievements geographical breakdowns.

Academic year: 2021/22 (Aug-Jul) full academic year

Indicators:  Participation, Achievements

Filters: Subject and level, Age (under 19/19+)

Data set details

Further education
Further education and skills
Release type
Geographic levels
Local authority district, National, Parliamentary constituency, Regional
  • Achievements
  • Participation
  • Age (under 19/19+)
  • Subject and level
Time period

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Table showing first 5 rows, from underlying data
202122Academic yearNationalE92000001EnglandEssential Digital Skills Level 1Adult43607850
202122Academic yearNationalE92000001EnglandMaths Entry LevelAdult3555044420
202122Academic yearNationalE92000001EnglandESOLAdult107030123730
202122Academic yearNationalE92000001EnglandEnglish Entry LevelAdult3683045430
202122Academic yearNationalE92000001EnglandEssential Digital Skills Entry LevelAdult718011060

Variables in this data set

Table showing all 4 variables
Variable nameVariable description
age_youth_adultAge (under 19/19+)
subject_levelSubject and level


  1. 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.
  2. Basic skills total excludes Essential Digital Skills qualifications, unless otherwise specified.
  3. 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.
  4. Geographies are taken from the National Statistics Postcode Lookup based on boundaries as of May 2022.
  5. Age is based on age as at 31 August of the academic year.
  6. Geography is based upon the home postcode of the learner. Where the postcode is outside of England or not known it is included in the 'Outside of England and unknown' category.
  7. Total achievements are the count of learners that achieved at any point during the stated academic period. Learners achieving more than one course will appear only once in the grand total.

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