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2011 census shows a quarter of adults unqualified in Wales

12 December 2012 Last updated at 20:01 GMT

More than one in four people in Wales leave school with no qualifications, the 2011 census showed.

A total of 26% of adults have no formal qualifications, including GCSEs, A-levels and apprenticeships.

While it is an improvement on 10 years ago when a third were unqualified, NUT Cymru says action is needed to stop pupils dropping out of school.

Business organisation CBI Wales is also concerned at a lack of basic skills.

Caroline Evans reports.

One in four has no qualification

One in four adults unqualified

2011 census shows a quarter of adults unqualified in Wales

More than one in four people in Wales leave school with no qualifications, the 2011 census shows.

NUT Cymru says action is needed to stop pupils dropping out of school.