Advanced Learner Loans - Inclusion

In 2018/19 there were a total of just over 3,000 Advanced Learner Loan enrolments of which:

•             About 94% were at level 3

Advanced Learner Loan learners by employment status upon enrolment

Pie chart showing Advanced Learner Loan learners by employment status upon enrolment

There were 2,959 Advanced Learner Loan learners resident within the WMCA area of which 30% were unemployed learners, a further 14% learners out of work but not looking for work and just over half were in paid employment (with the remainder not known).

Advanced Learner Loan unemployed learners by age

Pie chart Advanced Learner Loan unemployed learners by age

Of the nearly 900 unemployed Advanced Learner Loan learners, 75% were aged 24+

Number of Advanced Learner Loan learners by gender

Pie chart showing Number of Advanced Learner Loan learners by gender

7 in 10 Advanced Learner Loan learners were female,

Number of Advanced Learner Loan learners by disability

Pie chart showing Number of Advanced Learner Loan learners by disability

11% were recorded as having a disability

Number of Advanced Learner Loan learners by ethnicity

Pie chart showing Number of Advanced Learner Loan learners by ethnicity

Just under half (47%) of Advanced Learner Loan learners were from a BME background.

Concentration of Advanced LL learners in deprived areas

Comparison of AEB learners by postcode and levels of deprivation by output area points to some correlation between the two but not as strong a link as is the case with AEB learners.

Number of Advanced Learner Loan learners by postcode

Map showing number of Advanced Learner Loan learners by postcode

Ranking of deprivation by output area

Map showing ranking of deprivation by output area

Side-by-side comparison

Number of Advanced Learner Loan learners by postcode

Map showing number of Advanced Learner Loan learners by postcode

Ranking of deprivation by output area

Map showing ranking of deprivation by output area