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Theme: Children, Education and Skills

Key Publications

Article: Measuring National Well-being - Children's Well-being, 2012 26-Oct-2012
This article is published as part of the Office for National Statistics (ONS) Measuring National Well-being Programme and discusses the well-being of children. The Programme aims to produce accepted and trusted measures of the well-being of the nation - how the UK as a whole is doing. The Programme is also publishing more in depth analyses.
Article: Measuring National Well-being, Education and Skills 05-Jul-2012
Latest in a series of articles which aim to explore in more detail the different domains that have been considered as important for the measurement of National Well-being. Focusing on various aspects of education and life-long learning.
Video: Video Summary: An Overview of Children's Well-being, 2013 26-Apr-2013
An Overview of Children's Well-being, 2013
Report: Full Report - Graduates in the UK Labour Market 2013 19-Nov-2013
Graduates in the labour market in 2013. This report covers headline labour market numbers for graduates, the industries they work in, their earnings and the differences in labour market experiences for male and female graduates. It also covers the concentration of graduates across different regions of Great Britain.
Report: Young People in Work, 2012 29-Feb-2012
Characteristics of employed people aged 16 to 24.

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Latest Publications

  • Public Service Productivity Estimates: Education 2013 10-Dec-2015
    Updated output, inputs and productivity estimates for public service education in the UK between 1996 and 2012 and new estimates for 2013.
  • Insights into children's mental health and well-being 20-Oct-2015
    An in-depth look at why mental health is an important aspect of children’s well-being, and how it relates to factors such as bullying and family relationships.
  • Human Capital Estimates, 2014 25-Aug-2015
    Changes in human capital values between 2004 and 2014, including during the economic downturn. It also includes analysis showing breakdowns by age, gender and education level
  • Measuring National Well-being: Life in the UK, 2015 25-Mar-2015
    A snapshot of well-being is provided across the 10 domains of well-being, together with an overview of the assessment of change.
  • National Well-being wheel of measures, March 2015 (Pdf 809Kb) 25-Mar-2015
    The wheel contains all the domains of well-being and the measures contained within each one. In all cases the latest datapoint is shown. The wheel also contains the units of measurement as these vary depending on the indicator used. This version also shows statistically significant change based on one and three year comparisons.
  • UK Gross Domestic Expenditure on Research and Development, 2013 20-Mar-2015
    Estimates of R&D performed by the following four sectors of the economy, as defined in the Frascati manual, Business Enterprise (BERD), Higher Education (HERD), Government (GovERD) which includes Research Councils, and Private Non-Profit (PNP) organisations.

Key Data

Reference table: 2011 Census: KS501EW Qualifications and students, local authorities in England and Wales (Excel sheet 307Kb) 11-Dec-2012
This table provides 2011 Census estimates that classify the usual resident population aged 16 and over by their highest level of qualification, for regions, counties, London boroughs, districts and unitary authorities in England and Wales on census day (27 March 2011). Estimates of the economically active student population are also included.
Reference table: Measuring National Well-being - Education and skills data tables (Excel sheet 294Kb) 31-Oct-2011
Data tables for the Education and skills domain from the Measuring National Well-being discussion paper on domains and measures.
Reference table: A06 SA: Educational status and labour market status for people aged from 16 to 24 (seasonally adjusted). Date of Publication:11 November 2015. Date of Next Publication:16 December 2015. (Excel sheet 1033Kb) 11-Nov-2015
Educational status and labour market status (employment, unemployment and economic inactivity) of people aged from 16 to 24 (seasonally adjusted). This table shows estimates for people in full-time education and people not in full-time education.
Reference table: Regional Trends Online Tables, 04: Education and Training (Excel sheet 771Kb) 08-Jun-2011
A central source of official statistics about the regions and sub-regions of England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland providing information on education, qualifications, skills and training.

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