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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.


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.



Important Notice – Correction to EMA publication


An error was identified in the “Education Maintenance Allowances 2014-15” statistics publication, released on Wednesday 23 March 2016. However, a corrected publication was released at 9:30am on Wednesday 20 April 2016.


In an effort to minimise the likelihood of similar errors in the future we are working with the Scottish Funding Council to improve the quality assurance process for the college EMA data and the publication as a whole.


We apologise for any inconvenience this might cause.


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.