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Participation Rates

The Department of Education issues an annual statistical release, in conjunction with the Department of Employment and Learning, in relation to participation in full time education and training by 16 and 17 year olds.  

These statistical releases show information on 16 and 17 year olds in full time education or training, whether at school or in Further Education . Comparative figures for England are also shown.

This publication has now been discontinued.

29 November 2011 - Participation in Full-time Education and Vocational Training by 16 and 17 Year Olds in Northern Ireland 2010/11

25 November 2010 - Participation in Full-time Education and Vocational Training by 16 and 17 Year Olds in Northern Ireland 2009/10

12 November 2009 - Participation in Full -Time Education and Vocational Training by 16 and 17 Year Olds in Northern Ireland 2008/09

30 September 2008 - Participation in Full - Time Education and Vocational Training By 16 and 17 Year Olds in Northern Ireland 2007/08

18 September 2007 - Participation in Full - Time Education and Vocational Training By 16 and 17 Year Olds in Northern Ireland 2006/07

12 September 2006 - Participation in Full - Time Education and Vocational Training By 16 and 17 Year Olds in Northern Ireland 2005/06

13 September 2005 - Participation In Full - Time Education By 16 and 17 Year Olds In Northern Ireland 2004/05

18 November 2004 - Participation In Full-Time Education By 16 And 17 Year Olds In Northern Ireland 2003/04

2 September 2003 - Participation In Full-Time Education By 16 And 17 Year Olds In Northern Ireland 2002/03

17 September 2002 - Participation In Full-Time Education By 16 And 17 Year Olds In Northern Ireland 2001/02