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Topic: Higher Education Attainment and Behaviour

Latest Summaries

  • What is human capital? 20-Aug-2014
    Infographic explaining what human capital is, how it changed over the economic downturn and how it differs by age, gender and qualifications held.

Latest Publications

  • Human Capital Estimates, 2013 20-Aug-2014
    The value of human capital for 2013, including for employed people in different age groups, and by education levels. It also shows changes in human capital values during the economic downturn.
  • Human Capital Estimates, 2012 12-Dec-2013
    The valuation of the UK's Human Capital Stock from 2004 to 2012. This release is part of a programme of work within the Measuring National Well-being Programme and updates previous estimates released by ONS in December 2011.
  • Does Your Degree Define Your Career? 15-Apr-2013
    An analysis of the degree subjects people have studied compared with the occupations and sectors in which they work, using data from the Annual Population Survey. This article focuses on people working in London, and starts by looking at degree subject against occupation, then moves on to investigate industrial sectors, and includes examples of specific occupations and degree subjects, making comparisons between London and the UK.
  • Measuring National Well-being, Summary of Proposed Domains and Measures, July 2012 24-Jul-2012
    Summary of proposed domains and measures of national well-being
  • Measuring National Well-being, Education and Skills 05-Jul-2012
    Latest in a series of articles which aim to explore in more detail the different domains that have been considered as important for the measurement of National Well-being. Focusing on various aspects of education and life-long learning.
  • Human Capital Estimates, 2010 20-Dec-2011
    This release presents experimental estimates of the UK’s human capital stock.

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