Further information on POLAR3: An analysis of geography, disadvantage and entrants to higher education

This report updates and extends previous work on the Participation of Local Areas (POLAR) classification, focusing on the latest version, POLAR3. This report evaluates the construction of POLAR3, explores how this classification relates to other forms of deprivation affecting young people and looks at how the characteristics of 2011-12 higher education entrants from different POLAR3 quintiles vary. Read More