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

Attainment ages 19 to 25

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Time period refers to the academic year in which the young person turned 19.

This file contains the numbers and proportions achieving Level 2/3 for the cohorts aged 19 in 2012/13, 2013/14, 2014/15, 2015/16 and 2016/17 (i.e. those aged 25 in 2018/19, 2019/20, 2020/21, 2021/22 and 2022/23) from age 16 up to 25. Level 2 and 3 attainment figures from 16 to 19 are included in the files above and are repeated here for convenience of use.

Overall cohort numbers are taken from school census population data when learners were academic age 14 (i.e. age 14 at the start of the academic year; 15 by the end of the academic year).

Data set details

School and college outcomes and performance
Level 2 and 3 attainment age 16 to 25
Release type
Geographic levels
  • Number
  • Number in cohort
  • Percentage
  • Age
  • Qualification Level
Time period
2012/13 to 2016/17

Data set preview

Table showing first 5 rows, from underlying data
201213Academic yearNationalE92000001Englandby age 16200910Level 264093043072967.203750799619
201213Academic yearNationalE92000001Englandby age 16200910Level 36409305610.087529059335
201314Academic yearNationalE92000001Englandby age 16201011Level 262623843410269.319012899249
201314Academic yearNationalE92000001Englandby age 16201011Level 36262386840.109223649794
201415Academic yearNationalE92000001Englandby age 16201112Level 36193725900.095257777232

Variables in this data set

Table showing all 5 variables
Variable nameVariable description
ageAge - The academic year shown is the year in which the young person has turned (or will turn) 19, irrespective of the age selected. 19 not 16 refers to young people who had not achieved at 16 but had achieved by 19.
number_in_cohortNumber in cohort
qualification_levelQualification Level


  1. The age 19 figures in this chart correspond with the same national cohort figures provided in the sections above. Specifically, they relate to those aged 19 in 2016/17, as this is the year when those aged 25 in 2022/23 were 19-years old.

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