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Higher Education Statistics for the UK 2011/12

Release date: September 2013

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 A: UK domiciled applicants, acceptances and entrants to HE 2007/08 to 2011/12
  • Table B: HE students by level of study, mode of study and institution type 2007/08 to 2011/12
  • Table C: HE students at HE institutions by level of study, mode of study, domicile and gender
  • Table D: HE students by subject area and level of study
  • Table E: HE qualifiers by level of qualification obtained and class of first degree 2007/08 to 2011/12
  • Table F: Destinations of leavers by activity and level of qualification obtained
  • Table G: Destinations of full-time first degree leavers by subject area and activity
  • Table H: All staff (excluding atypical) by activity and mode of employment 2007/08 to 2011/12
  • Table I: Academic staff (excluding atypical) at HE institutions by terms of employment, mode of employment, academic employment function and gender
  • Table J: Income and expenditure of HE institutions 2007/08 to 2011/12
  • Table K: Income of HEIs from full-time undergraduate HE course fees (Home and other EU domicile only) and student loans borrowed 2007/08 to 2011/12
  • Table 1: 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 HE 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 HE students by level of study, major source of tuition fees and country of domicile
  • Table 9: UK domiciled first degree and PGCE 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 employment basis
  • 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 employment basis
  • Table 12c: Destinations of leavers who obtained first degrees by mode of study, subject area, activity, location of employment and employment basis
  • Table 13: Leavers who obtained first degrees and entered employment in the UK by mode of study, subject area and Standard Occupational Classification
  • Table 14: Admissions statistics - summary of the UCAS scheme, 1994-2012 entry
  • Table 15a: Home applicants and acceptances through UCAS by gender and subject group, 2011 and 2012 entry
  • Table 15b: Home applicants and acceptances through UCAS by gender and ethnic group 2012 entry
  • Table 15c: Home applicants and acceptances through UCAS by gender and disability 2012 entry
  • Table 16a: Accepted home applicants by region of accepting institution, region of domicile of home applicants to UCAS, 2011 entry
  • Table 16b: Accepted home applicants by region of accepting institution, region of domicile of home applicants to UCAS, 2012 entry
  • Table 17: 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 18: Atypical staff by activity, location of HE institution and gender
  • Table 19: Income by source of income and location of HE institution
  • Table 20: Expenditure by type of expenditure and location of HE institution
  • Table 21a: Total number and amount awarded for student support applicants domiciled in England 2010/11-2012/13
  • Table 21b: Maintenance loans paid to students domiciled in England (final) 2010/11-2011/12
  • Table 21c: Maintenance loan take up by the estimated eligible population domiciled in England 2008/09-2011/12
  • Table 21d: Total number and amount awarded to applicants domiciled in Wales for student support, and EU domiciled applicants studying in Wales awarded tuition fee support 2010/11-2012/13
  • Table 21e: Maintenance loans paid to students domiciled in Wales 2010/11-2011/12
  • Table 21f: Maintenance loan take up by the estimated eligible population domiciled in Wales 2008/09-2010/11
  • Table 21g: Total number and amount awarded to Northern Ireland domiciled applicants for student support 2009/10-2011/12
  • Table 21h: Maintenance loans paid to Northern Ireland domiciled students (final) 2009/10-2011/12
  • Table 21i: Maintenance loan take up by the estimated eligible population domiciled in Northern Ireland 2009/10-2011/12
  • Table 22: Higher education: participation and graduation rates 2010
  • Table 23a: Percentage of UK population in employment with higher education qualifications by age and gender over time
  • Table 23b: Percentage of UK population in employment with postgraduate qualifications by age and gender over time
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