Qualifications of Working Age Population (NVQ), Borough

Created 5 years ago, updated 7 months ago

Qualifications of working age population (16-64), and proportion of people aged 25-64 with each level of qualification.

Highest level of Qualification held (None, Other, NVQ1,2,3,4+), of working-age people.


No qualifications ‘No qualifications’: No academic or professional qualifications.
Level 1 ‘1-4 GCSEs or equivalent’ (Level 1 qualifications): 1-4 O Levels/CSE/GCSEs (any grades), Entry Level, Foundation Diploma, NVQ level 1, Foundation GNVQ, Basic/Essential Skills.
Level 2 ‘5+ GCSEs or equivalent’ (Level 2 qualifications): 5+ O Level (Passes)/CSEs (Grade 1)/GCSEs (Grades A*-C), School Certificate, 1 A Level/ 2-3 AS Levels/VCEs, Intermediate/Higher Diploma, Welsh Baccalaureate Intermediate Diploma, NVQ level 2, Intermediate GNVQ, City and Guilds Craft, BTEC First/General Diploma, RSA Diploma.
Trade Apprenticeship ‘Apprenticeship’: Apprenticeship.
Level 3 ‘2+ A-levels or equivalent’ (Level 3 qualifications): 2+ A Levels/VCEs, 4+ AS Levels, Higher School Certificate, Progression/Advanced Diploma, Welsh Baccalaureate Advanced Diploma, NVQ Level 3; Advanced GNVQ, City and Guilds Advanced Craft, ONC, OND, BTEC National, RSA Advanced Diploma.
Level 4+ ‘Degree level or above’ (Level 4 qualifications and above): Degree (for example BA, BSc), Higher Degree (for example MA, PhD, PGCE), NVQ Level 4-5, HNC, HND, RSA Higher Diploma, BTEC Higher level, Foundation degree (NI), Professional qualifications (for example teaching, nursing, accountancy).
Other qualifications ‘Other qualifications’: Vocational/Work-related Qualifications, Foreign Qualifications/Qualifications gained outside the UK (NI) (Not stated/level unknown).


18/03/2015 Data has been reweighted in line with the latest ONS estimates.

95% confidence interval of percent figure (+/-).

! Estimate and confidence interval not available since the group sample size is zero or disclosive (0-2).
* Estimate and confidence interval unreliable since the group sample size is small (3-9).
- These figures are missing.

See more on the ONS website and the NOMIS website.

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