Data set from Further education and skills

Community learning learners - headline summary

Not the latest data
Last updated

In progress

Data set details

Further education
Further education and skills
Release type
Geographic levels
  • Achievements
  • Participation
  • Participation percentage change
  • Community Learning Type
Time period
2017/18 to 2019/20

Data set preview

Table showing first 5 rows, from underlying data
201718Academic yearNationalE92000001EnglandTotal502100430000z
201718Academic yearNationalE92000001EnglandPersonal and community development learning394100328000z
201718Academic yearNationalE92000001EnglandNeighbourhood learning in deprived communities4510042700z
201718Academic yearNationalE92000001EnglandFamily english maths and language2920026700z
201718Academic yearNationalE92000001EnglandWider family learning4760045200z

Variables in this data set

Table showing all 4 variables
Variable nameVariable description
cl_typeCommunity Learning Type
percentage_changeParticipation percentage change


  1. Total 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.
  2. Volumes are rounded to the nearest 100. If shown, '~' indicates a base value of between 1 and 49, whilst 0 indicates a true zero.
  3. Percentages are rounded to one decimal place and calculated from unrounded volumes. '~' indicates a percentage below 0.5%.
  4. Total achievements are the count of learners that achieved at any point during the year. Learners achieving more than one course will appear only once in the grand total.
  5. In 2017/18, there were approximately 2,400 learners undertaking community learning missing from the final data return (R14) due to a submission error for three providers. 2017/18 figures reported here do not include these learners.

Using this data

  • Download the underlying data as a compressed ZIP file

  • View or create your own tables

    View tables that we have built for you, or create your own tables from open data using our table tool