To ask the Secretary of State for Employment if he will list the percentage of the first sweep of each cohort of the youth cohort study who were in (i) full-time education, (ii) a full-time job, (iii) on youth training or other scheme, (iv) unemployed or (v) other.
The information requested is given in the table:
|Youth cohort study, sweep 1, cohort 1 to cohort 6 Activities of 16 and 17 year-olds, England and Wales|
|Proportion of cohort in||Cohort|
|Youth training scheme||17||28||26||22||14||11|
1. Cohorts 1 and 2 covered pupils in state schools only; independent schools were included from cohort 3 onwards.
2. Definition of unemployment does not follow ILO definitions as used in the Labour Force Survey. The unemployed exclude young people in full-time education.
Source: Youth Cohort Study.
To ask the Secretary of State for Employment if he will list the percentage of those who hold (i) GCSE/GCE O-level A-C, (ii) other GCSE/GCE and (iii) no qualifications in each sweep of each cohort of the youth cohort study who were in (a) full-time education, (b) a full-time job, (c) on youth training or other scheme, (d) unemployed or (e) other.
As the information is contained in a considerable number of tables, I will write to the hon. Member.