Education Maintenance Allowances 2010-11

Statistics on Education Maintenance Allowances (EMAs) in the academic year 2010-11. This release contains information on all students at school or at a college in Scotland who received at least one payment under the EMA scheme. This is the fourth year of full roll out of EMAs.


1. This is a National statistics publication. National Statistics are produced to high professional standards set out in the National Statistics Code of Practice. They undergo regular quality assurance reviews to ensure that they meet customer needs. They are produced free from any political interference.

2. This news release, together with associated tables listed above, is published on the Scottish Government website at the following address:

3. The publication tables and analysis by local authority for school pupils can be found at:

4. Additional information on Education Maintenance Allowance in Scotland can be found at:

For further information (non-media), enquiries and comments on this release, please contact:

Jeff Zinger
Lifelong Learning Statistics
Employability, Skills and Lifelong Learning
Scottish Government
5th Floor, Atlantic Quay
150 Broomielaw
G2 8LU

Tel. 0300 244 6774


For media enquiries please contact:

Stuart Lewis
Scottish Government
Tel. (0131) 244 2530


Email: Jeff Zinger

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