Data set from Apprenticeships and traineeships

Learner characteristics - deprivation by starts

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Further education
Apprenticeships and traineeships
Release type
Geographic levels
  • Starts
  • Age (under 19/19+)
  • Age group
  • Apprenticeship level
Time period
2014/15 to 2019/20

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Table showing first 5 rows, from underlying data
201415Academic yearNationalE92000001EnglandBusiness, Administration and LawUnknownAdvanced Apprenticeship19+19-24170
201415Academic yearNationalE92000001EnglandHealth, Public Services and CareOne (most deprived)Intermediate Apprenticeship19+19-245450
201415Academic yearNationalE92000001EnglandRetail and Commercial EnterpriseThreeAdvanced Apprenticeship19+25+1960
201415Academic yearNationalE92000001EnglandInformation and Communication TechnologyTwoIntermediate Apprenticeship19+19-24270
201415Academic yearNationalE92000001EnglandRetail and Commercial EnterpriseFourAdvanced ApprenticeshipUnder 19Under 19760

Variables in this data set

Table showing first 5 of 6 variables
Variable nameVariable description
age_summaryAge group
age_youth_adultAge (under 19/19+)
apps_levelApprenticeship level
learner_home_deprivLearner Deprivation
ssa_t1_descSubject area (tier 1)


  1. Volumes are rounded to the nearest 10 and '~' indicates a base value of fewer than 5 but greater than 0
  2. Age is calculated based on age at the start of the programme
  3. Indices of Multiple Deprivation (IMD) quintiles from 2014/15 to 2018/19 are based on the 2015 IMD rank of the learner's home postcode. IMD quintiles for 2019/20 are based on the 2019 IMD rank of the learner's home postcode.
  4. Age, gender, learners with learning difficulties and/or disabilities and ethnicity are based upon self-declaration by the learner

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