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Proportion of population with NVQ Level 1 qualifications (2011)

dark brown  >10.25%

brown 9.3% - 10.25%

mid brown 8.65% - 9.3%

light brown 7.96% - 8.65%

pale brown 7.14% - 7.96%

very pale brown 6.15% - 7.14%

white <6.15%

Areas with a high proportion of people with NVQ Level 1, Foundation GNVQ or Basic Skills are the North East England, Cumbria, Merseyside, South Yorkshire, Humberside, Flintshire, the valleys of South Wales and cities such as Stoke-on-Trent, Tamworth, Corby, Mansfield, Chesterfield and Telford.