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SQA Attainment and School Leaver Qualifications in Scotland: 2006/07

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Table 11: Highest qualifications attained by leavers, by characteristic of pupil: 2006/07

Percentages

Number of leavers

No NQ Qualifications @ Level 3 or better

1-2 @ SCQF Level 3

3-4 @ SCQF Level 3

5+ @ SCQF Level 3

1-2 @ SCQF Level 4

3-4 @ SCQF Level 4

5+ @ SCQF Level 4

1-2 @ SCQF Level 5

3-4 @ SCQF Level 5

5+ @ SCQF Level 5

1-2 @ SCQF Level 6

3-4 @ SCQF Level 6

5+ @ SCQF Level 6

1-2 @ SCQF Level 7

3+ @ SCQF Level 7

Total

57,773

4.1

1.5

0.6

0.4

6.7

6.6

8.4

15.4

7.7

6.5

12.8

9.0

8.4

10.5

1.4

Ethnic Background

White- UK

52,918

3.4

1.4

0.6

0.4

6.7

6.7

8.6

15.4

7.8

6.6

12.8

9.0

8.5

10.6

1.3

White-Other

725

9.1

1.8

0.3

0.1

4.4

3.6

6.1

15.2

5.5

3.7

16.0

10.2

7.0

13.8

3.2

Mixed

285

2.8

1.8

0.7

-

5.3

2.1

6.3

13.7

7.7

5.6

14.0

11.2

9.8

14.7

4.2

Asian-Indian

163

2.5

1.2

-

1.8

4.3

4.3

4.9

16.6

6.1

4.9

12.9

9.2

14.7

12.9

3.7

Asian-Pakistani

540

2.8

0.9

0.4

0.7

5.6

3.7

6.1

16.3

6.9

4.6

15.6

12.0

14.3

8.7

1.5

Asisan-Chinese

194

1.5

-

-

-

1.5

0.5

1.0

8.8

4.1

3.6

16.5

17.0

14.4

20.6

10.3

Asian - Other

132

4.5

4.5

-

-

3.0

8.3

2.3

12.9

6.1

6.8

15.2

11.4

12.9

9.8

2.3

Black African

136

2.2

-

0.7

-

3.7

2.9

1.5

20.6

8.8

5.1

19.1

14.0

3.7

13.2

4.4

Other

546

7.0

1.6

1.5

0.4

4.8

6.8

3.5

15.4

5.1

6.8

15.2

11.0

7.7

10.8

2.6

Not Known/ Not Disclosed

2,402

17.2

3.2

0.8

0.5

9.2

7.0

7.9

15.5

6.7

5.6

10.9

4.9

3.9

6.0

0.7

Urban / Rural Location of School

Large urban areas

20,347

5.5

1.6

0.6

0.4

7.3

7.2

8.3

15.5

7.7

5.8

12.6

8.7

8.0

9.5

1.4

Other urban areas

20,924

3.9

1.6

0.7

0.4

7.3

6.8

8.7

15.8

7.7

6.7

12.5

8.7

8.1

9.9

1.2

Accessible small towns

5,720

2.5

1.4

0.6

0.4

5.9

6.0

8.6

14.5

7.3

7.0

13.3

9.4

9.2

12.3

1.6

Small remote towns

4,250

2.8

1.0

0.4

0.2

4.4

5.2

7.4

14.9

8.0

7.7

13.9

10.7

9.4

12.1

1.7

Accessible rural areas

4,279

2.8

1.7

0.6

0.4

6.2

5.8

8.0

15.4

7.6

6.5

12.9

8.7

8.9

12.9

1.6

Remote rural areas

2,253

2.1

0.6

0.1

0.3

4.0

4.7

7.9

14.1

8.7

7.8

14.9

10.2

9.2

13.6

1.8

Deprivation ( SIMD 2006 rankings)

Unknown

1,017

33.3

3.2

0.9

0.4

8.8

5.3

6.0

11.5

4.7

4.0

10.5

4.1

3.4

3.5

0.1

Most deprived 15%

9,557

9.0

3.2

1.2

0.9

11.9

10.6

11.0

19.0

7.8

5.0

9.4

4.7

3.1

2.9

0.3

Other 85%

47,199

2.5

1.1

0.5

0.3

5.7

5.8

7.9

14.8

7.8

6.9

13.6

9.9

9.5

12.2

1.7

Free School Meal Entitlement

Unknown

699

44.8

3.6

0.6

0.4

8.3

3.0

3.6

8.6

3.9

2.7

10.6

3.0

3.1

3.7

0.1

Not registered for free school meals

50,089

2.6

1.1

0.4

0.3

5.4

6.0

8.0

15.2

8.0

7.0

13.6

9.8

9.3

11.8

1.6

Registered for free school meals

6,985

10.5

4.4

1.8

1.1

16.1

11.3

11.7

17.8

6.3

3.7

7.5

3.3

2.0

2.2

0.3

Additional Support Needs

No ASN

55,490

3.7

1.2

0.5

0.3

6.1

6.3

8.4

15.4

7.9

6.7

13.2

9.2

8.7

10.9

1.5

ASN

2,283

14.1

8.0

2.8

2.2

21.8

12.6

8.1

14.7

4.3

1.5

4.9

2.0

1.0

1.8

-

Looked After Status 2

Not looked after

56,941

3.7

1.3

0.6

0.4

6.6

6.5

8.4

15.5

7.8

6.6

13.0

9.1

8.5

10.7

1.4

Looked after at home

477

41.5

13.4

2.3

0.8

18.7

7.5

3.1

6.9

2.3

0.8

1.9

0.2

-

0.4

-

Looked after away from home

355

18.0

10.7

3.4

0.8

19.2

11.3

9.0

15.2

4.2

1.4

3.9

1.4

0.3

0.6

0.6

Notes
1 "All Other Categories" consists of: Black - Other, Asian - Bangladeshi, Black - Caribbean and Other (See Note 3.12)
2 Data on looked after children is incomplete (see background note 4.4) and these figures may not show a representative sample of all looked after children leaving school
Percentages based on small numbers may be misleading
A dash indicates a value of zero