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Pooled Sample - Table 26

Table 26: Highest Qualification Held by Age

Row Percentage, 2012 Data

Data Being Developed

 

Degree, Professional qualification

HNC/HND

Higher, A level

O Grade, Standard grade

Other qualification

No qualifications

Unweighted Base

Weighted Base

16 to 19

2.2

5.3

42.4

42.3

1.1

6.6

659

1,399

20 to 24

21.9

14.2

32.3

25.4

0.9

5.3

1,209

1,980

25 to 29

41.9

15.2

16.9

18.5

1.6

6.0

1,486

1,934

30 to 34

40.3

14.2

17.6

18.9

1.0

7.9

1,652

1,733

35 to 39

37.2

16.3

17.0

21.0

1.4

7.2

1,733

1,728

40 to 44

32.8

13.4

15.4

23.4

1.6

13.4

1,987

2,070

45 to 49

29.8

14.0

14.6

24.1

2.1

15.3

2,056

2,173

50 to 54

29.3

11.5

15.3

23.9

2.1

17.9

2,106

2,024

55 to 59

26.9

10.3

16.7

18.5

5.1

22.5

1,867

1,776

60 to 64

25.6

7.8

14.8

14.3

10.0

27.5

2,059

1,787

65 to 69

23.1

5.4

11.1

11.0

14.9

34.6

2,056

1,412

70 to 74

20.2

5.7

8.5

9.0

17.5

39.2

1,602

1,176

75 to 79

16.8

5.1

6.8

7.9

17.3

46.1

1,316

952

80 plus

13.7

3.9

5.8

4.9

18.2

53.5

1,604

1,248

Scotland

27.2

10.9

17.4

19.7

5.6

19.2

23,392

23,392

 

Source: Pooled Sample from Scottish Crime and Justice Survey (SCJS), Scottish Health Survey (SHeS) and Scottish Household Survey (SHS)