Data set from Apprenticeships and traineeships

Learner characteristics - latest headline summary

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Headline demographic summary of apprenticeship starts

Academic year: 2018/19 to 2020/21

Indicators:  Starts, Starts percentage

Filters: Demographic group (Gender, LLDD flag, BAME flag, Age group), demographic description

Data set details

Further education
Apprenticeships and traineeships
Release type
Geographic levels
  • Starts (Aug to Jul)
  • Starts % (Aug to Jul)
  • Demographic
  • Group
Time period
2018/19 to 2020/21

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Table showing first 5 rows, from underlying data
201819Academic yearNationalE92000001EnglandAgeUnder 199770024.8
201819Academic yearNationalE92000001EnglandAge19-2411600029.5
201819Academic yearNationalE92000001EnglandAge25+17970045.7
201819Academic yearNationalE92000001EnglandAge19+29570075.2
201819Academic yearNationalE92000001EnglandBAMEBAME - yes4840012.5

Variables in this data set

Table showing all 4 variables
Variable nameVariable description
startsStarts (Aug to Jul)
starts_percentStarts % (Aug to Jul)


  1. Volumes are rounded to the nearest 100 and '~' indicates a base value of fewer than 50
  2. Percentages are rounded to one decimal place and calculated on unrounded volumes. '~' indicates a percentage below 0.5%
  3. Age, gender, learners with learning difficulties and/or disabilities and ethnicity are based upon self-declaration by the learner
  4. Ethnicity categories and BAME (black, Asian and minority ethnic groups) have been aligned with the ethnicities recorded in the 2011 UK Census
  5. Percentages for learner characteristics include those learners where the characteristic is known. 'Not known/not provided' categories are excluded from the calculation

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