In 2018/19 there were a total of more than 76,000 AEB enrolments of which:
AEB statutory entitlement and ESOL enrolments
The statutory entitlements of Maths enrolments accounted for 15% and English (13%), with ESOL a further 21%
AEB learners by employment status upon enrolment
There were just over 39,000 AEB learners resident within the WMCA area of which: There were just over 39,000 AEB learners resident within the WMCA area of which 56% were unemployed learners, a further 11% were learners out of work but not looking for work and just over 30% in paid employment.
AEB unemployed learners by age
Of the approximate 22,000 unemployed learners, 83% were aged 24+
Number of AEB learners by gender
Number of learners by disability
Number of learners by ethnicity
Just over 6 in 10 AEB learners were female, 14% were recorded as having a disability and more than half (57%) were from a BME background
Concentration of learners in deprived areas
Comparison of AEB learners by postcode and levels of deprivation by output area points to a reasonably strong link between concentrations of these learners and concentrations of deprivation.