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19 year-olds lacking a Level 3 qualification by borough

Key points

  • In 2014 in every London borough it was more common for a 19-year-old to have a Level 3 qualification than not to.
  • Greenwich has the highest proportion of 19-year-olds lacking a Level 3 qualification at 48%. Harrow has the lowest at 25%.

19 year-olds lacking a Level 3 qualification by borough

What does the map show?

This map shows the proportion of 19 year-olds lacking a Level 3 qualification on leaving school by each London borough. Level 3 refers to AS and A-level qualifications or equivalent.

In 2014 in every London borough it was more common for a 19-year-old to have a Level 3 qualification than not to. In 2010, 19-year-olds in 14 boroughs were more likely to lack a Level 3 qualification than have one, so this represents a significant improvement over the past four years.

Greenwich has the highest proportion of 19-year-olds lacking a Level 3 qualification at 48%, with the next highest Barking & Dagenham at 46%. There is a wide range across London with the lowest level almost half the highest at 25% in Harrow.

Data used

16 to 19 attainment statistics, DfE

Indicator last updated: 20 October 2015