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- Action needed to tackle our growing waistlines- Chief Medical Officer
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Educational attainment of young people by age 19
A report which includes information by age, gender, year of attainment and qualifcation type.
Persons aged 19 in 2010/11
- 95 per cent had attained the level 1 threshold, 78 per cent had level 2 and 53 per cent had level 3.
- Level 2 attainment increased by 22 percentage points between ages 15 and 19. Level 3 attainment increased by 15 percentage points between ages 17 and 19.
- Level 1 and 2 attainment at each age from 15 to 19 was generally higher for subsequent cohorts.
- The proportion of females achieving each level was higher than for males at all ages, although the size of this gap decreased as age increased.
- Most of level 1 and 2 attainment by age 15 was through academic qualifications, while for post-16 it was vocational. Most of level 3 attainment by age 19 was through level 3 general qualifications.
- Post-16 attainment of levels 1 and 2 through vocational routes was slightly higher for males than for females.
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