Data set from Level 2 and 3 attainment age 16 to 25

1. Level 2 and 3 attainment at 19 headlines (includes English and maths and progression in English and maths)

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A table summarising the headline figures of the release, including the proportions of young people achieving level 2 and 3, level 2 in English and maths and progression in level 2 English and maths (i.e. those who had not achieved by 16 but had achieved both by 19). Also included are annual change figures for the aforementioned figures.

Data set details

School and college outcomes and performance
Level 2 and 3 attainment age 16 to 25
Release type
Geographic levels
  • Level 2
  • Level 2 annual change
  • Level 2 in English and maths
Time period
2003/04 to 2019/20

Data set preview

Table showing first 5 rows, from underlying data
200304Academic yearNationalE92000001England66.0609798242.09683613zzzzzz
200405Academic yearNationalE92000001England69.0739120745.6446263546.4811045710.158484993.012932253.54779022zz
200506Academic yearNationalE92000001England71.1170289246.8802764747.1703560411.483263352.043116851.235650120.689251471.32477836
200607Academic yearNationalE92000001England73.5124078848.1582848549.4144148713.74000152.395378961.278008382.244058832.25673815
200708Academic yearNationalE92000001England76.1684559749.6165768552.0238375614.903741372.656048091.4582922.609422691.16373987

Variables in this data set

Table showing first 5 of 8 variables
Variable nameVariable description
L2_em_GCSE_othL2_annual_changeLevel 2 in English and maths annual change
L2_em_GCSE_othL2_percentageLevel 2 in English and maths
Level_2_annual_changeLevel 2 annual change
Level_2_percentageLevel 2
Level_2_progression_EMProgression in level 2 English and maths


  1. Figures in table images have been rounded.
  2. Level 2 and 3 attainment at 19 figure refers to the whole 19 year old population.
  3. English and maths figures relate to those educated in the state-sector at age 15.

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