Post-16s in class rise

25th December 1998 at 00:00
THE number of 16-21-year olds involved in some form of full-time education rose from 26.4 per cent in 1986-87 to 48.3 per cent last year, a Scottish Office statistical bulletin reveals.

The proportion of 16-18-year olds at school increased during the period from 24.7 per cent to 37.2 per cent, while those in the same age group in full-time further education went from 5.7 per cent to 9.3 per cent.

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