Lifelong Learning

GraduationThis section gives information on how to access statistics relating to Lifelong Learning. This section contains diverse information on post-compulsory education in Scotland - mainly higher and further education, student support and Education Maintenance Allowances.

You may browse directly our Publications or Datasets lists for specific information, or use the High Level Trends to view a brief overview of some of our key statistics.

If you can't find what you're looking for, use the search tools on the Search Statistics page or contact us directly for more information.

The Statistical News Releases page includes those releases related to the Lifelong Learning topic.

Statistics Topic

Featured High Level Trend

Early Destinations of Qualifiers 2012-13

Employment within the UK was the most common destination for leavers (66.0 per cent). The second most common destination was further study or training (18.5 per cent). The percentage of leavers believed to be unemployed was 5.6 per cent, whilst 5.8 per cent were working overseas. In total, 90.3 per cent of leavers from Scottish HEIs were in further study, training or employment.

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High Level Summary of Equality Statistics

Equality trends for Lifelong Learning can be accessed at Chapter 5 of the HLSES publication.

A full set of data extracts for each equality strand are available for:

Age | Disability | Ethnic Group
Gender | Religion Group

Lifelong Learning statistics in more detail

Recent statistical publications on Lifelong Learning, including background information, and other selected sources.

Background data and tables are available in Excel format.

Consultation - ScotStat
Consultation and planning arrangements for Lifelong Learning statistical collections.

Related Areas and Links
Associated areas on the Scottish Government website, and other key links for further information.

Our contact information.