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Higher Education Statistics for the UK 2014/15

Release date: 11 August 2016

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: HE students by level of study, mode of study and HE provider type 2010/11 to 2014/15
  • Table B: HE students at HE provider by level of study, mode of study, domicile and sex
  • Table C: HE students by subject area and level of study
  • Table D: HE qualifiers by level of qualification obtained and class of first degree 2010/11 to 2014/15
  • Table E: Destinations of leavers by activity and level of qualification obtained
  • Table F: Destinations of full-time first degree leavers by subject area and activity
  • Table G: All staff (excluding atypical) by academic employment marker and mode of employment 2010/11 to 2014/15
  • Table H: Academic staff (excluding atypical) at HE providers by terms of employment, mode of employment, academic employment function and sex
  • Table I: Income and expenditure of HE providers 2010/11 to 2014/15
  • Table J: Income of HEPs from full-time undergraduate HE course fees (Home and other EU domicile only) and student loans borrowed 2010/11 to 2014/15
  • Table 1: HE students in the UK by mode of study and level of study
  • Table 2: All students by HE provider, domicile, level of study and mode of study
  • Table 3: HE students by location of HE provider, domicile, mode of study and level of study
  • Table 4a: First year HE students by mode of study, age group, sex, location of HE provider and level of study
  • Table 4b: All HE students by mode of study, age group, sex, location of HE provider and level of study
  • Table 5: All HE students by location of HE provider, level of study, mode of study and subject area
  • Table 6: First year undergraduate students by mode of study, domicile, location of HE provider and sex
  • Table 7: First year first degree students by location of HE provider, 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 provider and sex
  • Table 10: Qualifications obtained by location of HE provider, subject area, level of qualification obtained and class of first degree
  • Table 11a: Students studying wholly overseas by location of HE provider, type of activity and level of provision
  • Table 11b: Students studying wholly overseas by region of provision, level of provision and location of HE provider
  • Table 12a: Destinations of leavers who obtained HE qualifications through full-time study by level of qualification obtained, sex, 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, sex, 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: All staff (excluding atypical) by activity, source of basic salary, academic employment function, salary range, sex, location of HE provider and mode of employment
  • Table 15: Academic atypical staff by location of HE provider, sex and activity
  • Table 16: Income of UK HE providers by source of income and location of HE provider
  • Table 17: Expenditure by type of expenditure and location of HE provider
  • Table 18a: Total number and amount awarded for student support applicants domiciled in England 2010/11-2014/15
  • Table 18b: Maintenance loans paid to full-time students domiciled in England (final) 2010/11-2014/15
  • Table 18c: Maintenance loan take up by the estimated full-time eligible population domiciled in England 2010/11-2014/15
  • Table 18d: Total number and amount awarded to applicants domiciled in Wales for student support, and EU domiciled applicants studying in Wales awarded tuition fee support 2012/13-2014/15
  • Table 18e: Maintenance loans paid to students domiciled in Wales (final) 2012/13-2014/15
  • Table 18f: Maintenance loan take up by the estimated eligible population domiciled in Wales 2011/12-2013/14
  • Table 18g: Total number and amount awarded to Northern Ireland domiciled applicants for student support 2012/13-2014/15
  • Table 18h: Maintenance loans paid to Northern Ireland domiciled students (final) 2012/13-2014/15
  • Table 18i: Maintenance loan take up by the estimated eligible population domiciled in Northern Ireland 2011/12-2013/14
  • Table 19: Higher education: participation and graduation rates 2013
  • Table 20a: Percentage of UK population in employment with higher education qualifications by age and sex over time
  • Table 20b: Percentage of UK population in employment with postgraduate qualifications by age and sex over time
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