asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science (1) what was the number of school leavers s in England and Wales for each year since 1978;(2) what was the number of school leavers with minimum university qualifications for each year since 1978.
The numbers of school leavers in England in total and with two or more A-level passes are:
|School leavers, England|
|Academic year||Total leavers (000s)||Leavers with two or more A level passes✶(000s)|
|✶Data on school leavers examination attainments are subject to sampling error.|
Source: School Leavers Survey
The figures for Wales are the responsibility of my right hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Wales.