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Diversity Today - FE Disability Statistics

Disability equality... FE and skills statistics

Of the 2,613,700 adult learners participating in further education in 2014/15:

* 16.0% declared a learning difficulty and/or disability
* This has increased from 15.0% in 2013/14, 13.2% in 2012/13 and 11.8% in 2011/12
* The level of ‘unknown data’ was 4.8% in 2014/15 (5.1% in 2013/14)

Of the 871,800 Apprenticeships participating in 2014/15:

8.6% declared a learning difficulty and/or disability, this is a slight increase on previous years (8.3% in 2013/14). Unknown data was at 1.7%

Facts from the Equality and Diversity data report (published November, 2015).

Date: 
Wednesday, April 5, 2017 - 00:00