- Full time education (FTE) remains the most popular route across the six year period. The proportion of the cohort entering FTE increased in 2017 to 88.2% (from 87.9% in 2016).
- In 2017, as in previous years, a higher proportion (3.6 percentage points) of females (90.1) chose to continue in FTE compared to males (86.5%). Between 2012 and 2017 there has been an increase of 3.6 percentage points in the number of males and females choosing to remain in full time education (84.6% in 2012 compared to 88.2% in 2017).
- The proportion of males entering the labour market, either through work based training or employment, continues to be above that for females over the six year period.
- The percentage of those entering work based training – employed status in 2017 (1.7%) is slightly up from 2016 (1.3%). This is the highest figure over the six year period from 2012 when it stood at 1.6% (the lowest point came in 2013 at 1.1%).
- The percentage of those entering work based training non-employed status is down 0.4 percentage points over the six years, from 5.1% to 4.7%. it is down 0.2% from 2016.
- In 2017, the percentage of the cohort known to be NEET (1.6%) has decreased once again in comparison to 2016 (2%). Over the six year period leading to 2017, the percentage has decreased from 4.2% in 2012 to 1.6% in 2017; a reduction of 2.6 percentage points over the six year period. In numerical terms this represents a decrease from 1,471 young people who were NEET in 2012 compared to 491 in (2017) ; a reduction of 980 individuals (66.6%) over the period
- For the first time in the six year period from 2012, a greater proportion of females than males are known to be NEET in the 2017 survey 1.7% females (255 individuals) compared to 1.5% males (236 individuals). Over the six year period there has been a greater reduction in the proportion of individuals who are NEET amongst males, with a 3.2 percentage point decrease for males and a 2 percentage points decrease for females.
- The percentage of non-responses has fallen by 0.3 percentage points in 2017 (0.5%) compared to 2016 (0.8%). This represents a return to the 2015 figure. The 2017 non-response rate represents a 0.2 percentage point decrease across the six year period.
- The proportion recorded as leaving the area reduced over the six year period from a high of 1.6% in 2012 (545 individuals) to a low of 0.6% in 2014 (217 individuals). For 2017 it stands at 0.7% (217 individuals).
Year 11 Key Destination Trends 2012-2017 (Percentage)
Training - Non
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