Advanced Learner Loans - Inclusion

In 2017/18 there were just over 3,000 Advanced Learner Loan learners resident within the WMCA area of which 23% were unemployed learners, a further 21% 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 learners by employment status upon enrolment

Graph showing Advanced Learner Loan learners by employment status upon enrolment

Advanced Learner Loan unemployed learners by age

Graph showing Advanced Learner Loan unemployed learners by age

Of the nearly 700 unemployed Advanced Learner Loan learners, 78% were aged 24+.

Number of Advanced Learner Loan learners by gender

Graph 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

Graph showing number of Advanced Learner Loan learners by disability

9% of Advanced Learner Loan learners were recorded as having a disability.

Number of Advanced Learner Loan learners by ethnicity

Graph showing number of Advanced Learner Loan learners by ethnicity

Just under half (46%) of Advanced Learner Loan learners were from a BME background.

Concentration of Advanced LL learners in deprived areas

Comparison of Advanced Learner Loan learners by ward and levels of deprivation by output area points to some association between concentrations of Advanced Learner Loan learners and concentrations of deprivation, although the relationship is not as clear cut as is the case with AEB learners.

Number of Advanced Learner Loan learners by ward

Heatmap showing number of Advanced Learner Loan learners by ward

Ranking of deprivation by output area

Heatmap showing ranking of deprivation by output area

Side-by-side comparison

Number of Advanced Learner Loan learners by ward

Heatmap showing number of Advanced Learner Loan learners by ward

Ranking of deprivation by output area

Heatmap showing ranking of deprivation by output area