Data includes information by learning centre type, gender and value of EMA awarded for September 2018 to August 2019.
This is not the latest release in the series: Education Maintenance Allowances (EMA) awarded in Wales
The data, based on applications received by 1 September 2019, are correct as at 3 September 2019.
- The number of both applications and approvals has shown a downward trend since 2010/11; this corresponds with demographic trends.
- In 2018-19, 20,855 (92.2%) of applications received were approved, 875 (3.9%) were rejected and 855 (3.8%) were incomplete.
- Of the approved applications, 10,080 (48.3%) were from first year claimants.
Education Maintenance Allowances awarded in Wales, September 2018 to August 2019
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