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UK Performance Indicators

The UK Performance Indicators provide comparative data on the performance of higher education (HE) providers across several areas.

The areas that the Performance Indicators cover are: 

We have also released Experimental Statistics on widening participation and non-continuation rates at publicly funded HE providers and alternative providers.

6 July: Employment of leavers indicator released

The Performance Indicators also previously included information about module completion rates and research output.

The indicators cover publicly funded higher education providers in the UK and one privately funded institution, The University of Buckingham. We produce the indicators on behalf of the following bodies:

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Department for the Economy (Northern Ireland)

Our pages provide an introduction and guide to the Performance Indicators. We also provide resources to support the analysis of the data, including definitions, notes to tables, and information about benchmarking.