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Panel of students for longitudinal studies

Upcoming publishing: 2020-12-08

Statistics Sweden (SCB) has a system of longitudinal sample surveys for reviewing the school situation during years 3-9 in compulsory education. Until now 7 cohorts have been followed through compulsory education. The latest panel is called panel 8 and started with a sample of about 10 percent of the pupils in year 3 in the spring 2014. The majority of these pupils were born 2004. The previous panel was based on a sample of year 3 pupils in 2008. Most of them were born 1998. Before that the intervals between the cohorts were 5 years.

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Panel of students for longitudinal studies, school year 2018/2019


The participation rate over time in remedial education in years 7–9 of compulsory school has been 1 out of 10 pupils. In the 2019 spring term, the participation rate in year 8 was just over 10 percent. This is an increase compared with year 7 in the 2018 spring term, but on a level with the participation rate in year 8 in previous panels.

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