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School Leavers (Avon)

Volume 116: debated on Monday 11 May 1987

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asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science what percentage of school leavers in Avon stayed on in full-time education after the minimum school leaving age for each year since 1980.

Information is not available in the form requested. The percentage of school leavers in Avon who, during the academic year, left the sixth form, or at the minimum school leaving age intending directly to pursue their full-time education elsewhere, was:

Academic yearPercentage
1979–8037·7
1980–8137·7
1981–8247·0
1982–8345·2
1983–8442·5
1984–8542·9

Source: School leavers survey. Data subject to sampling error.