Lifelong Learning

GraduationThis section gives information on how to access statistics relating to Lifelong Learning. This section contains diverse information on post-compulsory education in Scotland - mainly higher and further education, student support and Education Maintenance Allowances.

You may browse directly our Publications or Datasets lists for specific information, or use the High Level Trends to view a brief overview of some of our key statistics.

If you can't find what you're looking for, use the search tools on the Search Statistics page or contact us directly for more information.

The Statistical News Releases page includes those releases related to the Lifelong Learning topic.

Statistics Topic

Featured High Level Trend

Education Maintenance Allowances 2012-13

35,515 young people aged 16-19 received an EMA payment in Scotland in 2012-13. This is an increase of 3.3% (1,125) since the previous academic year.  The number of young people from deprived areas receiving EMA in 2012-13 is also at a record high of 26%.

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High Level Summary of Equality Statistics

Equality trends for Lifelong Learning can be accessed at Chapter 5 of the HLSES publication.

A full set of data extracts for each equality strand are available for:

Age | Disability | Ethnic Group
Gender | Religion Group

Lifelong Learning statistics in more detail

Publications
Recent statistical publications on Lifelong Learning, including background information, and other selected sources.

Datasets
Background data and tables are available in Excel format.

Consultation - ScotStat
Consultation and planning arrangements for Lifelong Learning statistical collections.

Related Areas and Links
Associated areas on the Scottish Government website, and other key links for further information.

Contacts
Our contact information.