Calendar Year 2019

Participation in education, training and employment age 16 to 18

Data guidance

Published

Description

This document describes the data included in the ‘Participation in education, training and employment: 2019’ National Statistics release’s underlying data file. This data is released under the terms of the Open Government License and is intended to meet at least three stars for Open Data.

The underlying data files include national participation estimates for 16-18 year olds in England and are broken down by (academic) age, gender, institution type, whether full-time (FT) or part-time (PT), and by highest study aim.

The technical document published with the release should be referenced alongside this data. It provides information on the data sources, their coverage and quality as well as explaining methodology used in producing the data.

File formats and conventions

The underlying data files contain unrounded figures as estimated from the administrative and survey data as outlined in the accompanying technical documentation.

No suppression has been applied, as the data is not considered sensitive and no additional characteristic or geography variables are included to enable individuals to be accurately identified.

Data files

All data files associated with this releases are listed below with guidance on their content. To download any of these files, please visit our data catalogue.

Employment rates of young people not in education or training

Filename
participation_employment_rate_of_net.csv
Geographic levels
National
Time period
1994 to 2019
Content

Proportion of those not in education or training but employed by age. National data covering end 1994 - prov end 2019.

Variable names and descriptions

Variable names and descriptions for this file are provided below:

Variable nameVariable description
ageAcademic age
net_employment_rateNET employment rate

Participation in education and apprenticeships by institution and qualification type

Filename
participation_inst_qual_2020_.csv
Geographic levels
National
Time period
1994 to 2019
Content

Numbers and proportions of population participating in education, training and employment by 16-18 year olds by age, gender, institution type and highest qualification aim. National data covering end 1994 – prov end 2019. 

Variable names and descriptions

Variable names and descriptions for this file are provided below:

Variable nameVariable description
ageAcademic age
genderGender
institution_or_apprenticeshipInstitution type
mode_of_studyFull or part-time
number_or_percentageNumber or percentage
participation_education_apprenticeship_wblParticipation in education and apprenticeships/WBL
populationNumber in population
qualification_sublevelQualification

Participation in education, training and employment headlines

Filename
participation_headlines_2020_.csv
Geographic levels
National
Time period
1994 to 2019
Content

Numbers and proportions of population participating in education, training and employment by 16-18 year olds by age, gender and labour market status. National data covering end 1994 – prov end 2019. 

Variable names and descriptions

Variable names and descriptions for this file are provided below:

Variable nameVariable description
ageAcademic age
eftEmployer funded training (including overlaps)
eft_less_pte_overlapEmployer funded training (less overlaps)
eft_of_which_pteOverlap of those in employer funded training and part-time education
fteFull-time education
genderGender
labour_market_statusLabour market status
lmsPopulation within the selected labour market status
neetNEET
netNET
net_in_employmentNET but in employment
number_in_populationNumber in population
number_or_percentageNumber or percentage
oetOther education and training (including overlaps)
oet_less_pte_overlapOther education and training (less overlaps)
oet_of_which_pteOverlap of those in other education and training and part-time education
of_which_wbl_in_fteOverlap of those in apprenticeships/WBL and full-time education
of_which_wbl_in_pteApprenticeships/WBL and part-time education
ptePart-time education (including overlaps)
pte_less_wbl_overlapPart-time education (less overlaps)
total_edandtraining_(less_overlap)All education and training
total_edandwbl_(less_overlap)Education and apprenticeships
total_other_training_(EFT_and_OET)_(less_pte_overlap)Other training (less overlaps)
wbl_apprenticehipsApprenticeships/WBL (including overlaps)
wbl_less_fte_overlapApprenticeships/WBL (less overlaps)

Participation in full-time education additional breakdowns

Filename
participation_additional_breakdowns_for_visualisations_2020.csv
Geographic levels
National
Time period
2019
Content

Additional breakdowns of proportion of population participating in full-time education by age, gender, institution and highest qualification aim. National data only covering prov end 2019.

Variable names and descriptions

Variable names and descriptions for this file are provided below:

Variable nameVariable description
ageAcademic age
genderGender
institutionInstitution
participating_in_fteParticipating in full-time education
percent_ofPercent of - Filter by values as a proportion of the whole population or a proportion of those in full-time education. Not all combinations have data present
qualificationQualification