Time-Series Data on School Subjects and Attainment for Scotland, 1984-2002

  • Linda Croxford (Creator)
  • Adriana Duta (Creator)
  • Cristina Iannelli (Creator)
  • Markus Klein (Creator)



The dataset comprises harmonised data containing information about subjects studied and attainment achieved (for each subject and overall) in upper-secondary education (S5/S6) by respondents of the Scottish Young People's Surveys/Scottish School Leavers’ Surveys (1984-2002 cohorts) who took part in the follow-up surveys when they were aged 18-19. The data for the 1984-1991 cohorts were collected as part of the Scottish Young People's Surveys (see SN 33227) conducted by the Centre for Educational Sociology based at the University of Edinburgh and the data for the 1996, 1998 and 2002 cohorts were provided by the Scottish Qualification Authority and subsequently linked to the Scottish School Leavers' Surveys (see SN 33266)conducted by the National Centre for Social Research and funded by the Scottish Executive.

These data are safeguarded. The Data Collection is available to UK Data Service registered users subject to the End User Licence Agreement.
Date made available4 Jul 2023
PublisherUK Data Service
Temporal coverage1984 - 2002
Geographical coverageScotland

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