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1436: Uplands - Education and Skills

This paper is taken from the section on education and skills in Defra’s ‘Statistical Digest of the English Uplands 2011’.

Year of Publication2012

The proportion of pupils at the end of Key Stage 4 with at least 5 A*-C GCSEs was highest in Less Favoured Areas at 76.9% compared to 76.3% elsewhere. 90.1% of working age people in LFAs had qualifications, compared to 89.7% in England overall. The proportion of economically active people living in Less Favoured Areas with qualifications at NVQ Level 2 or above was 76%, which was higher than elsewhere. 36.2% of economically active adults in England had NVQ Level 4 qualification or above. In Less Favoured Areas, the proportion was slightly lower, 35.7%.

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