To ask the Secretary of State for Education how many and what proportion of young people aged (a) 16, (b) 17 and (c) 18 years living in (i) York and (ii) Yorkshire and the Humber were in (A) full-time education and (B) full-time education, employment or training in (1) 1992 and (2) each year since 1992.
Official estimates of the number and proportion of 16 to 18-year-olds in full-time education and work based learning in England are published by the Department in a Statistical First Release (SFR) each June and can be found on the Department's website:
These estimates do not include young people undertaking employer-funded training or employment. However, information on a wider range of activities can be extracted from the databases maintained by local authorities to record young people's participation in education, training and employment. Figures for young people aged (a) 16, (b) 17 and (c) 18 years in (i) York and (ii) Yorkshire and the Humber are shown in the following tables. These data were not collected at local authority level before 2005.
|Age 16(1)||Age 17||Age 18|
|As at December||Count||%||Count||%||Count||%|
|York: 16,17 and 18-year-olds in full-time education|
|York: 16, 17 and 18-year-olds in full-time education, employment or training|
|Yorkshire and the Humber: 16,17 and 18-year-olds in full-time education|
|Yorkshire and the Humber: 16, 17 and 18-year-olds in full-time education, employment or training|
|(1) Excludes young people aged 16 who are below the compulsory school leaving age. (2) Figures for 2011 relate to the local authority where the young person resides; earlier figures relate to the area where the young-person was in education. (3) Excludes East Riding of Yorkshire, who did not supply data.|