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Research and analysis: Benefits of post-18 education for individuals and society

Report examining the influence of post-18 education on non-market benefits for individuals and society.


Wider non-market benefits of post-18 education for individuals and society

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This report explores the influence post-18 education has on individuals and society.

It examines how post-18 education influences:

  • civil engagement, such as the likelihood to vote
  • health and wellbeing
  • economic activity

The report is the result of a review of academic literature and other published and emerging evidence.

A total of 483 sources of evidence were selected for review.

Published 30 May 2019

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