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Initial destinations of senior phase school leavers

Published: 7 Mar 2017
Part of:
Education, Statistics, Work and skills
ISBN:
9781786528322

This presents data on initial destinations of school leavers from local authority and grant-aided schools in Scotland.

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Contents
Initial destinations of senior phase school leavers
4. Local Authority Breakdowns

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4. Local Authority Breakdowns

The next section presents a breakdown of results at a local authority level.

4.1. Five year trend for positive destinations by local authority

Table 4: Five year trend for percentage of senior phase pupils with any positive initial destination by local authority

Local Authority 2011/12 percent 2012/13 percent 2013/14 percent 2014/15 percent 2015/16 percent
Aberdeen City 88.6 91.1 91.2 90.2 90.3
Aberdeenshire 94.1 94.4 94.0 95.9 94.7
Angus 94.2 93.9 92.7 94.2 95.1
Argyll & Bute 90.4 93.1 91.5 93.2 92.9
Clackmannanshire 87.9 88.6 93.3 92.5 90.2
Dumfries & Galloway 87.9 91.8 90.9 93.1 94.6
Dundee City 89.6 91.1 90.9 93.0 91.5
East Ayrshire 89.4 91.6 93.3 94.2 91.8
East Dunbartonshire 95.0 96.0 97.0 96.8 97.5
East Lothian 88.4 90.0 92.4 91.8 93.5
East Renfrewshire 95.2 95.7 96.1 96.1 96.6
Edinburgh, City of 88.8 91.7 91.3 92.5 93.7
Falkirk 90.4 91.6 92.7 90.1 95.0
Fife 89.6 89.8 92.5 92.4 92.7
Glasgow City 87.9 89.4 89.8 90.3 89.9
Highland 91.2 93.4 93.7 93.8 95.0
Inverclyde 94.5 95.2 94.0 94.6 94.3
Midlothian 85.8 89.2 94.2 93.4 95.1
Moray 91.8 94.1 93.9 94.4 92.7
Na h-Eileanan Siar 95.4 96.8 96.6 95.9 97.6
North Ayrshire 90.3 94.6 94.3 95.9 94.8
North Lanarkshire 87.6 90.4 91.5 93.1 92.3
Orkney Islands 94.1 94.2 93.8 94.6 91.1
Perth & Kinross 93.2 92.4 93.8 92.1 95.0
Renfrewshire 88.1 90.3 92.7 90.9 92.2
Scottish Borders 91.3 92.3 94.4 95.2 94.2
Shetland Islands 90.3 95.4 93.2 95.6 93.4
South Ayrshire 88.8 92.8 92.4 94.5 94.3
South Lanarkshire 89.8 89.1 92.3 93.1 94.1
Stirling 88.6 90.0 92.1 90.7 93.3
West Dunbartonshire 92.8 91.1 89.6 89.9 92.2
West Lothian 89.8 92.6 92.8 93.4 92.7
Grant-Aided 95.0 * * * 95.3
National 90.1 91.7 92.5 93.0 93.3

* Value could provide information on a cohort of less than five or has been suppressed to prevent calculation of data for a small cohort.

4.2. Senior phase leaver destinations by local authority (2015/16)

Table 5: Initial destinations of senior phase school leavers by local authority (2015/16)

Percentage of leavers in destination Total number of leavers
Further education Higher education Employed Training Voluntary work Activity agreement Unemployed seeking Unemployed not seeking Not known
Aberdeen City 28 45 15 2 0 1 7 2 1 1,673
Aberdeenshire 28 42 22 1 * * 3 1 1 2,581
Angus 35 38 19 2 1 0 4 1 0 1,225
Argyll & Bute 19 41 31 1 * * 5 2 0 903
Clackmannanshire 29 25 30 3 * * 8 1 0 489
Dumfries & Galloway 29 39 23 1 * * 4 1 0 1,474
Dundee City 37 32 16 4 1 2 7 2 * 1,388
East Ayrshire 38 36 15 2 * * 7 1 0 1,278
East Dunbartonshire 16 61 17 2 1 1 * * * 1,368
East Lothian 22 39 28 2 * * 5 1 0 1,018
East Renfrewshire 16 66 12 * 2 * 2 1 0 1,394
Edinburgh, City of 27 39 23 3 1 1 5 1 * 3,270
Falkirk 22 37 28 5 1 1 3 1 * 1,527
Fife 33 39 17 2 0 2 6 1 1 3,712
Glasgow City 28 35 20 5 1 1 7 2 0 4,551
Highland 21 37 33 1 1 2 3 1 0 2,516
Inverclyde 28 38 24 3 * * 4 1 0 749
Midlothian 29 32 30 2 1 2 4 1 * 992
Moray 27 39 25 1 * * 4 2 1 1,008
Na h-Eileanan Siar * 44 32 2 * * * * 0 248
North Ayrshire 34 38 20 2 0 1 4 1 * 1,317
North Lanarkshire 26 40 22 3 0 1 7 1 * 3,966
Orkney Islands 21 37 31 * 0 * 4 3 * 213
Perth & Kinross 26 39 28 1 0 1 3 2 0 1,389
Renfrewshire 25 42 23 2 * * 6 1 0 1,777
Scottish Borders 31 38 23 1 * * 3 2 * 1,166
Shetland Islands 27 30 33 * 0 * 4 2 0 273
South Ayrshire 26 46 18 2 * * 4 1 * 1,204
South Lanarkshire 22 43 22 4 * * 5 1 * 3,481
Stirling 18 44 28 2 1 1 5 1 * 1,060
West Dunbartonshire 27 40 20 3 1 1 7 1 0 949
West Lothian 24 40 25 3 1 1 5 2 * 1,983
Grant-Aided * 78 11 * * 0 * * 0 107
National 27 40 22 3 1 1 5 1 0 52,249

* Value could provide information on a cohort of less than five or has been suppressed to prevent calculation of data for a small cohort. Values are rounded to the nearest whole value and therefore may not sum to 100.


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