Data set from 16-18 destination measures

Headline data 16-18

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National level destinations headline data for students leaving 16 to 18 study for different characteristic groups, provider types, and qualification levels.

Data set details

Destination of pupils and students
16-18 destination measures
Release type
Geographic levels
  • Activity not captured
  • Advanced apprenticeships (level 3)
  • Education or employment not sustained
  • Institution group
Time period

Data set preview

Table showing first 5 rows, from underlying data
201819Academic yearNationalE92000001EnglandIndependent mainstream schoolsTotal6683895679665922~~55~~~~~1~~~1376~~1459
201819Academic yearNationalE92000001EnglandSpecial schoolsTotal70769178074116~21357~0~~56~2~~1415347651
201819Academic yearNationalE92000001EnglandState-funded mainstream collegesTotal337315686763722147422~~~1~~111552917953751
201819Academic yearNationalE92000001EnglandState-funded mainstream schoolsTotal2237211648886154321~4~~3~~~7133208611431
201819Academic yearNationalE92000001EnglandState-funded mainstream schools & collegesTotal257452733481473595323~~11~~91442513742651

Variables in this data set

Table showing first 5 of 29 variables
Variable nameVariable description
all_notsustNot recorded as a sustained destination
all_unknownActivity not captured
all_workSustained employment destination
appl2Intermediate apprenticeships (level 2)
appl3Advanced apprenticeships (level 3)


  1. All other education destinations include school sixth forms, sixth-form colleges, independent schools, specialist post-16 institutions, special schools and education combination destinations.

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