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Data includes information by learning centre type, gender and value of EMA awarded for September 2019 to August 2020.

The data, based on applications received by 1 September 2020, are correct as at 1 September 2020.

Main points

  • The number of both applications and approvals has shown a downward trend since 2010/11; this corresponds with demographic trends.
  • In 2019/20, 20,280 (93.3%) of applications received were approved, 775 (3.6%) were rejected and 635 (2.9%) were incomplete.
  • Of the approved applications, 10,050 (49.6%) were from first year claimants.


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