These tables show figures for participation in full-time education/vocational training by 16 and 17 Year Olds.  They are compiled from infromation provided by DE in relation to numbers of pupils in schools and from information provided by DEL in relation to full-time students in further education colleges and trainees on Jobskills/Training for success programmes.

Statistical releases issued by the Department, in relation to participation rates can be accessed here.  Additional background information on participation rates is also available.

Participation rate for 16 and 17 year olds in full-time education and vocational training in Northern Ireland 2000/01 - 2008/09 Excel 32KB

Numbers of 16 and 17 year olds in full-time education and vocational training in Northern Ireland 2000/01 - 2008/09, by gender Excel 139 KB

This page was last updated on 5 July 2010.