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Manchester

Volume 690: debated on Monday 19 March 2007

asked Her Majesty's Government:

What is the percentage of Manchester residents without any qualifications.[HL2638]

In the 2005 Annual Population Survey, 22.1 per cent of working-age residents in Manchester had no qualifications. The table below shows how this compares with wider geographical areas:

Geographical area

Proportion of working-age residents with no qualifications

Manchester1

22.1 per cent

Greater Manchester2

17.8 per cent

North-west3

17.0 per cent

England

14.1 per cent

1. Local education authority

2. Learning and Skills Council area

3. Government Office region