83% of adults held some kind of qualifications as compared to 77% of adults in 2007.
This increase is mainly due to an increase in people having a degree or professional qualification.
Employment by gender over time
The percentage of women in work has increased since 1999, narrowing the gap between the number of men and women currently in work*.
* In work includes full and part-time employment and the self-employed. Based on adults aged 16+.
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