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
  • Number of institutions
  • Number of pupils completing 16-18 study
  • Institution type
Time period

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Table showing first 1 rows, from underlying data
202021Academic yearNationalE92000001EnglandState-funded mainstream schools & colleges249654278779.451.935.713.

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. This includes pupils who were captured in the source data and had some participation in the academic year but did not complete the required six months sustained participation.
  2. All other education destinations include school sixth forms, sixth-form colleges, independent schools, specialist post-16 institutions, special schools and education combination destinations.
  3. The student was not found to have any participation in education, apprenticeship or employment nor recorded as receiving out-of-work benefits at any point in the year. Possible reasons for this could be that the pupil was living, working or studying abroad or was attending a Scottish or Welsh college or school.

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