This dataset provides 2011 estimates that classify usual residents aged 16 and over in United Kingdom by their highest level of qualification. The estimates are as at census day, 27 March 2011.

Data for Northern Ireland comes from table KS501NI.

Detail of the qualifications included in each 'highest level of qualification' category is shown here http://www.nomisweb.co.uk/articles/937.aspx

'Apprenticeships' relate to England, Wales and Northern Ireland only.

'Other qualifications' relate to England, Wales and Northern Ireland only. This category consists of other vocational / work-related qualifications and non-UK / foreign qualifications.

Statistical Disclosure Control
In order to protect against disclosure of personal information from the 2011 Census, there has been swapping of records in the Census database between different geographic areas, and so some counts will be affected. In the main, the greatest effects will be at the lowest geographies, since the record swapping is targeted towards those households with unusual characteristics in small areas.

More details on the ONS Census disclosure control strategy may be found on the Statistical Disclosure Control page on the ONS web site.
Table ID
QS501UK
Source
Census 2011
Units
Keywords
Highest level of qualification, Usual Resident
Coverage
United Kingdom
Area types
Output area and above
Latest data
2011
Last updated
2014-06-13 09:30
Variables
Qualification
Contact
Census
Email
census.customerservices@ons.gov.uk
Phone
01329 444 972
Website
http://www.ons.gov.uk/census
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