Rate : Percentage of persons entitled to voluntary schooling attending

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Identifier:
R_VOL_SCHOOL
Name:
Percentage of persons entitled to voluntary schooling attending
Type:
Rate (R)
Definition:
VOL_SCHOOL_GEN:att * 100.0 / VOL_SCHOOL_ELIG_GEN:total
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Text:
This is about people choosing education, and therefore excludes those required to attend by law. For 1851, when no schooling was compulsory, we compare numbers at school with the total aged 5 to 14. The problems of combining data from the special schools census with population totals from the main census are shown by the Scilly Isles having 138% of those aged 5 to 14 at school, but no other district had rates over 85%. Overall, Wales and the south west, and most industrial areas had low numbers at school, while the whole west side of London had consistently high numbers.

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