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Highest qualification

Text:
Can you tell me the highest educational or school qualification you have obtained?

Universe:
if (ff_ivlolw <> 1 & ff_everint <> 1) & ((UKBORN = 5 & HIGHEDUK = 1) |(UKBORN = 1|2|3|4)) (New entrant never interviewed and not UK born but gained highest qualification in the UK, OR UK born)

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Wave specific data

Frequencies

Value labelValueAbsolute frequencyRelative frequency
inapplicable-83474796.37%
refusal-250.01%
don't know-1360.1%
University Higher Degree (e.g. MSc, PhD)1690.19%
First degree level qualification including foundation degrees, graduate membership of a professional Institute, PGCE2160.04%
Diploma in higher education3540.15%
Nursing/other med qual560.02%
A Level6900.25%
International Baccalaureate810.0%
AS Level9420.12%
Higher Grade10160.04%
GCSE / O Level125041.4%
cse13360.1%
Credit Standard Grade / Ordinary (O) Grade (National 5 / Intermediate 2)14310.09%
Other school (inc. school leaving exam certificate or matriculation)15130.04%
General Standard Grade (National 4 / Intermediate 1)1740.01%
Foundation Standard Grade (National 3 / Access 3)1810.0%
PGCE or equivalent19120.03%
First degree level qualification (e.g. BA, BSc)201080.3%
Foundation degree2150.01%
Teach qual sec/further ed (excl PGCE)2210.0%
Teach qual prim (excl PGCE)2320.01%
Access to Higher Education (HE) Diploma2490.02%
Advanced Higher2510.0%
None of the above962460.68%
Total36055100.0%

Frequencies

Value labelValueAbsolute frequencyRelative frequency
missing-920.01%
inapplicable-83740695.2%
refusal-2210.05%
don't know-1540.14%
University Higher Degree (e.g. MSc, PhD)11380.35%
First degree level qualification including foundation degrees, graduate membership of a professional Institute, PGCE21970.5%
Diploma in higher education3840.21%
Teaching qualification (excluding PGCE)4100.03%
Nursing or other medical qualification not yet mentioned580.02%
A Level61560.4%
International Baccalaureate810.0%
AS Level9450.11%
Higher Grade10220.06%
Certificate of sixth year studies1120.01%
GCSE / O Level126611.68%
CSE13240.06%
Credit Standard Grade / Ordinary (O) Grade (National 5 / Intermediate 2)14290.07%
Other school (inc. school leaving exam certificate or matriculation)15360.09%
Advanced Higher / Scottish Baccalaureate1650.01%
General Standard Grade (National 4 / Intermediate 1)17130.03%
Foundation Standard Grade (National 3 / Access 3)1870.02%
None of the above963720.95%
Total39293100.0%

Frequencies

Value labelValueAbsolute frequencyRelative frequency
missing-910.0%
inapplicable-83967294.08%
refusal-2190.05%
don't know-1740.18%
University Higher Degree (e.g. MSc, PhD)11920.46%
First degree level qualification including foundation degrees, graduate membership of a professional Institute, PGCE22810.67%
Diploma in higher education31410.33%
Teaching qualification (excluding PGCE)460.01%
Nursing or other medical qualification not yet mentioned5130.03%
A Level62250.53%
International Baccalaureate830.01%
AS Level9630.15%
Higher Grade10200.05%
Certificate of sixth year studies11110.03%
GCSE / O Level127931.88%
CSE13320.08%
Credit Standard Grade / Ordinary (O) Grade (National 5 / Intermediate 2)14430.1%
Other school (inc. school leaving exam certificate or matriculation)15600.14%
Advanced Higher / Scottish Baccalaureate1650.01%
General Standard Grade (National 4 / Intermediate 1)17120.03%
Foundation Standard Grade (National 3 / Access 3)1870.02%
None of the above964951.17%
Total42168100.0%

Frequencies

Value labelValueAbsolute frequencyRelative frequency
missing-910.0%
inapplicable-84045989.53%
refusal-2200.04%
don't know-1680.15%
higher degree15601.24%
First degree level qualification including foundation degrees, graduate membership of a professional Institute, PGCE26801.5%
diploma in he34390.97%
teaching qual not pgce4190.04%
nursing/other med qual5370.08%
a level65831.29%
welsh baccalaureate710.0%
i'nationl baccalaureate8110.02%
as level91040.23%
highers (scot)10340.08%
cert 6th year studies11190.04%
GCSE / O Level1213372.96%
cse13970.21%
standard/o/lower14570.13%
Other school (inc. school leaving exam certificate or matriculation)15910.2%
none of the above965711.26%
Total45188100.0%

Frequencies

Value labelValueAbsolute frequencyRelative frequency
missing-910.0%
inapplicable-84253094.86%
refusal-210.0%
don't know-1340.08%
university higher degree (e.g. msc, phd)11630.36%
First degree level qualification including foundation degrees, graduate membership of a professional Institute, PGCE22040.46%
diploma in higher education3690.15%
teaching qualification (excluding pgce)460.01%
nursing or other medical qualification not yet mentioned580.02%
a level61790.4%
welsh baccalaureate750.01%
as level9720.16%
higher grade/advanced higher (scotland)10390.09%
certificate of sixth year studies1170.02%
GCSE / O Level129572.13%
cse13370.08%
standard/ordinary (o) grade / lower (scotland)14670.15%
Other school (inc. school leaving exam certificate or matriculation)15420.09%
none of the above964120.92%
Total44833100.0%

Frequencies

Value labelValueAbsolute frequencyRelative frequency
missing-930.01%
inapplicable-84420293.9%
refusal-210.0%
don't know-1490.1%
higher degree12020.43%
First degree level qualification including foundation degrees, graduate membership of a professional Institute, PGCE22630.56%
diploma in he31260.27%
teaching qual not pgce4170.04%
nursing/other med qual5150.03%
a level62560.54%
welsh baccalaureate730.01%
i'nationl baccalaureate820.0%
as level9820.17%
highers (scot)10340.07%
cert 6th year studies1160.01%
GCSE / O Level1211522.45%
cse13620.13%
standard/o/lower14570.12%
Other school (inc. school leaving exam certificate or matriculation)15470.1%
none of the above964921.05%
Total47071100.0%

Frequencies

Value labelValueAbsolute frequencyRelative frequency
missing-980.02%
inapplicable-84328687.11%
refusal-220.0%
don't know-11940.39%
university higher degree (e.g. msc, phd)15761.16%
First degree level qualification including foundation degrees, graduate membership of a professional Institute, PGCE26151.24%
diploma in higher education32620.53%
teaching qualification (excluding pgce)4330.07%
nursing or other medical qualification not yet mentioned5560.11%
a level66031.21%
welsh baccalaureate740.01%
international baccalaureate860.01%
as level91410.28%
higher grade/advanced higher (scotland)10840.17%
certificate of sixth year studies11220.04%
GCSE / O Level1219523.93%
cse131830.37%
standard/ordinary (o) grade / lower (scotland)14990.2%
Other school (inc. school leaving exam certificate or matriculation)151170.24%
none of the above9614492.92%
Total49692100.0%

Frequencies

Value labelValueAbsolute frequencyRelative frequency
missing-940.01%
inapplicable-84678585.74%
refusal-250.01%
don't know-11780.33%
higher degree16791.24%
First degree level qualification including foundation degrees, graduate membership of a professional Institute, PGCE28271.52%
diploma in he33780.69%
teaching qual not pgce4680.12%
nursing/other med qual5720.13%
a level67831.43%
welsh baccalaureate740.01%
i'nationl baccalaureate8130.02%
as level91700.31%
highers (scot)101190.22%
cert 6th year studies11180.03%
GCSE / O Level1221703.98%
cse132470.45%
standard/o/lower141470.27%
Other school (inc. school leaving exam certificate or matriculation)151780.33%
none of the above9617243.16%
Total54569100.0%

Frequencies

Value labelValueAbsolute frequencyRelative frequency
missing-9200.04%
refusal-260.01%
don't know-1930.18%
university higher degree (e.g. msc, phd)143858.6%
First degree level qualification including foundation degrees, graduate membership of a professional Institute, PGCE2656912.88%
diploma in higher education330756.03%
teaching qualification (excluding pgce)47241.42%
nursing or other medical qualification not yet mentioned59561.87%
a level642528.34%
welsh baccalaureate750.01%
international baccalaureate8780.15%
as level96161.21%
higher grade/advanced higher (scotland)104910.96%
certificate of sixth year studies111440.28%
GCSE / O Level121121922.0%
cse1319933.91%
standard/ordinary (o) grade / lower (scotland)147741.52%
Other school (inc. school leaving exam certificate or matriculation)1514442.83%
none of the above961415027.75%
Total50994100.0%