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Worst 20 for degrees

The worst 20 constituencies for levels of degree

  • The data within the report comes from the Annual Population Survey which is a combined survey of households in Britain.  The datasets were extracted from the NOMIS website and are subject to ONS Crown Copyright.

% with at least degree/NVQ 4

2005

2006

2007

2008

Constituency

% of working age population

% of working age population

% of working age population

% of working age population

Overall Progress

West Bromwich East

18.78%

16.23%

13.22%

14.41%

-4.37%

Warley

19.33%

15.29%

13.75%

14.02%

-5.31%

Castle Point

7.85%

12.48%

16.86%

13.77%

+5.91%

Bolton South East

13.27%

14.62%

14.39%

13.74%

+0.47%

West Bromwich West

12.92%

16.88%

14.41%

13.64%

+0.72%

Rhondda

17.27%

17.52%

16.92%

13.42%

-3.86%

Wolverhampton South East

8.31%

7.03%

9.98%

12.99%

+4.68%

Liverpool, Walton

11.69%

16.60%

11.61%

12.92%

+1.23%

Stoke-on-Trent Central

17.95%

21.50%

16.37%

12.38%

-5.57%

Kingston upon Hull West and Hessle

14.08%

15.15%

13.18%

12.33%

-1.76%

South West Norfolk

14.10%

15.23%

15.33%

12.20%

-1.90%

Nottingham North

13.02%

10.56%

12.66%

11.76%

-1.26%

Great Yarmouth

12.41%

9.65%

15.77%

11.69%

-0.72%

Kingston upon Hull East

8.45%

12.07%

11.25%

11.32%

+2.87%

Pontefract and Castleford

14.08%

16.22%

13.07%

11.31%

-2.76%

Harwich

13.58%

14.04%

11.21%

11.01%

-2.57%

Bootle

11.22%

12.69%

10.74%

10.70%

-0.53%

Walsall North

8.30%

8.72%

11.25%

10.02%

+1.72%

Doncaster North

12.85%

12.55%

10.40%

9.96%

-2.89%

Birmingham, Hodge Hill

7.06%

5.96%

8.75%

9.91%

+2.85%

Average

12.58%

12.14%

-0.44%

Last updated: 19 October 2009