Data set from Apprenticeships

Learner Characteristics Deprivation Participation and Starts by Age, Learner home deprivation

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Apprenticeship participation by apprentice home deprivation (Indices of Multiple Deprivation quintile)

Academic years: 2019/20 to 2022/23 full year and 2023/24 reported to date

Indicators: Starts, Participation, Achievements

Filters: Age (under 19/19+), Age Summary, Apprenticeship level,  Learner Home Deprivation Quintile. For starts and achievements only: Detailed apprenticeship level, Sector subject area (tier 1).

Data set details

Further education
Release type
Geographic levels
  • Achievements
  • Participation
  • Starts
  • Age (under 19/19+)
  • Age group
  • Apprenticeship level
Time period
2019/20 to 2023/24

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Table showing first 5 rows, from underlying data
201920Academic yearNationalEnglandE92000001TotalTotalTotalTotalTotalTotal718950322530146900
201920Academic yearNationalEnglandE92000001TotalTotalTotalOne (most deprived)TotalTotal1493706630030530
201920Academic yearNationalEnglandE92000001TotalTotalTotalTwoTotalTotal1452506473029090
201920Academic yearNationalEnglandE92000001TotalTotalTotalThreeTotalTotal1465606613030560
201920Academic yearNationalEnglandE92000001TotalTotalTotalFourTotalTotal1419306410028870

Variables in this data set

Table showing first 5 of 9 variables
Variable nameVariable description
age_summaryAge group
age_youth_adultAge (under 19/19+)
apps_levelApprenticeship level
apps_level_detailedDetailed apprenticeship level


  1. Age for achievements is based on age at the start of the programme, not the age at which they achieved.
  2. Age for apprenticeship participation is based on age as at 31 August of the academic year.
  3. Age for starts is based on age at the start of the programme.
  4. Figures for 2023/24 are provisional and cover the first three quarters (Aug 2023 to Apr 2024). All other years are final, full-year figures.
  5. Participation at intermediate, advanced and higher levels is a count of learners that participated at those levels at any point during the year. Learners undertaking more than one course will only appear once at each level but can appear in the count at more than one level.
  6. Participation is the count of learners that participated at any point during the year. Learners undertaking more than one course will appear only once in the grand total.
  7. Total starts are the count of apprenticeships started at any point during the stated academic period. Learners starting more than one Apprenticeship will appear more than once.

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