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Higher Education Statistics for the UK 2009/10

Release date: September 2011

Higher Education Statistics for the UK serves as a quick reference guide to high-level data on all aspects of higher education in the UK.

The product is published in conjunction with the Government Statistical Service and is a National Statistics product. A wide variety of data is presented from all of our data streams and other organisations' streams. Much of this data is shown at sector level.

Data from the Student Loans Company on student support provision and information on participation and graduate rates for 30 countries sourced from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), and data from the Labour Force Survey are included.

  • Table 1: Total HE students in the UK by mode of study and level of study
  • Table 2: All students by HE institution, domicile, level of study and mode of study
  • Table 3: HE students by location of HE institution, domicile, mode of study and level of study
  • Table 4a: First year students by mode of study, age group, gender, location of HE institution and level of study
  • Table 4b: All HE students by mode of study, age group, gender, location of HE institution and level of study
  • Table 5: All HE students by location of HE institution, level of study, mode of study and subject area
  • Table 6: First year undergraduate students by mode of study, domicile, location of HE institution and gender
  • Table 7: First year first degree students by location of HE institution, mode of study and highest qualification on entry
  • Table 8: UK domiciled students by level of study, major source of tuition fees and country of domicile
  • Table 9: UK domiciled Initial Teacher Training (ITT) students by year of study, qualification obtained, domicile, location of HE institution and gender
  • Table 10: Qualifications obtained by location of HE institution, subject area, level of qualification obtained and class of first degree
  • Table 11a: Students studying wholly overseas by location of HE institution, type of activity and level of provision
  • Table 11b: Students studying wholly overseas by region of provision, level of provision and location of HE institution
  • Table 12a: Destinations of leavers who obtained HE qualifications through full-time study by level of qualification obtained, gender, age on completion, activity, location of employment and duration of employment
  • Table 12b: Destinations of leavers who obtained HE qualifications through part-time study by level of qualification obtained, gender, age on completion, activity, location of employment and duration of employment
  • Table 12c: Leavers who obtained first degrees and entered employment in the UK by mode of study, subject area and Standard Occupational Classification
  • Table 13: Admissions statistics - summary of the UCAS scheme, 1994-2010 entry
  • Table 14a: Home applicants and acceptances through UCAS by gender and subject group, 2009 and 2010 entry
  • Table 14b: Home applicants and acceptances through UCAS by gender and ethnic group 2010 entry
  • Table 14c: Home applicants and acceptances through UCAS by gender and disability 2010 entry
  • Table 15a: Accepted home applicants by region of accepting institution, region of domicile of home applicants to UCAS, 2009 entry
  • Table 15b: Accepted home applicants by region of accepting institution, region of domicile of home applicants to UCAS, 2010 entry
  • Table 16: All staff (excluding atypical) by activity, source of basic salary, academic employment function, salary range and gender, location of HE institution and mode of employment
  • Table 17: Atypical staff by activity, location of HE institution and gender
  • Table 18: Income by source of income and location of HE institution
  • Table 19: Expenditure by type of expenditure and location of HE institution
  • Table 20a: Total number and amount awarded for student support applicants domiciled in England 2008/09-2010/11
  • Table 20b: Maintenance loans paid to students domiciled in England (final) 2008/09-2009/10
  • Table 20c: Maintenance loan Take Up by the estimated eligible population domiciled in England 2006/07-2009/10
  • Table 20d: Total number and amount awarded to applicants domiciled in Wales for student support, and EU domiciled applicants studying in Wales awarded tuition fee support 2008/09-2010/11
  • Table 20e: Maintenance loans paid to students domiciled in Wales (final) 2008/09-2009/10
  • Table 20f: Maintenance loan take up by the estimated eligible population domiciled in Wales 2006/07-2008/09
  • Table 20g: Total number and amount awarded to Northern Ireland domiciled applicants for student support 2007/08-2009/10
  • Table 20h: Maintenance loans paid to Northern Ireland domiciled students (final) 2007/08-2009/10
  • Table 20i: Maintenance loan take up by the estimated eligible population domiciled in Northern Ireland 2007/08-2009/10
  • Table 21: Higher education: participation and graduation rates 2008
  • Table 22a: Percentage of UK population with higher education qualifications by age and gender over time
  • Table 22b: Percentage of UK population with postgraduate qualifications by age and gender over time
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