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School Leaving

Question for Department for Education

UIN 75902, tabled on 16 November 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many and what proportion of school leavers have participated in higher education in (i) Coventry North East constituency, (ii) Coventry, (iii) the West Midlands and (iv) England in each of the last five years.

Answered on

22 November 2021

The department publishes the number and proportion of 15 year old students from state funded and special schools who entered Higher Education by age 19 over the past five years. This is shown in the table below.

Figures are not available at parliamentary constituency level.

Table 1: Number and proportion of 15 year old students from state funded and special schools who entered higher education by age 19

2015/16

2016/17

2017/18

2018/19

2019/20

Coventry

HE Progression Rate

39.6%

40.5%

40.7%

41.4%

41.7%

Number of HE Students

1,433

1,474

1,417

1,433

1,475

West Midlands

HE Progression Rate

40.3%

40.5%

41.5%

41.9%

42.1%

Number of HE Students

25,630

26,237

26,006

25,897

25,560

England

HE Progression Rate

40.7%

41.2%

42.2%

42.5%

43.1%

Number of HE Students

229,082

236,233

236,154

235,871

233,407

Source: https://explore-education-statistics.service.gov.uk/find-statistics/widening-participation-in-higher-education/2019-20.

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