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EMA is a weekly allowance linked to satisfactory attendance, paid fortnightly to eligible students aged 16–18 attending learning centres in Wales. Students qualify for an award depending on household income and family circumstances.
Monthly data are published on StatsWales and a report is published annually. The annual report provides advice on the quality of this information and how it can be used.
The data, based on applications received by 1 September 2016, are correct as at 13 September 2016.
- Approved applications were down 9 per cent on last year, whilst the total number of applications received was down by 7 per cent.
- A total of 28,330 applications were received for 2015/16.
- 26,245 (93 per cent) of applications received were approved, 1,020 (4 per cent) were rejected and 1,030 (4 per cent) were incomplete .
- 10,830 (41 per cent) of approved applications were from 16 year olds, 10,295 (39 per cent) were from 17 year olds and 5,120 (20 per cent) were from 18 year olds and over.
- 12,295 (47 per cent) of approved applications were from first year claimants and were therefore entitled to £30 per week.
End of August 2016
Data has been published on StatsWales.
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