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Where do they work, come from and go to?

HE Staff Data Where do they work, come from and go to?

On this page: Inflow and outflow of academic staff | Nationality

HESA considered performing a detailed analysis of potential COVID-19 impacts on this year's Staff record. However, since the Staff data is limited in scope, many of the hypotheses that one might wish to test would not be visible to us.
For example, press reports from 2020 and 2021 suggested that the switch to online delivery of courses resulted in significant additional effort for many staff. This hypothesis is difficult to test because HESA staff data does not permit straightforward linking of Staff records between years and contains very limited data on hours of work.

An initial analysis of the Staff data showed similar patterns to previous years and our analysis of Student data found limited impacts of COVID-19. We therefore decided not to undertake an in-depth analysis of the impact of COVID-19 on this year's Staff data.

Inflow and outflow of academic staff

Key fact: There were 36,810 academic staff starters and 35,810 academic leavers in 2020/21.

Table 23 - Academic staff starters and leavers

Academic years 2014/15 to 2020/21

 
 
 
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Nationality

Table 24 - HE staff by HE provider, nationality and contract marker

Academic years 2014/15 to 2020/21

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Table 22 - HE academic staff starters and leavers by HE provider and mode of employment

Academic years 2014/15 to 2020/21

 
 
 
 
 
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Table 26 - HE academic staff by nationality and cost centre

Academic years 2014/15 to 2020/21

 
 
 
 
 
 

 

Figure 1 - All staff (excluding non-academic atypical) by activity standard occupational classification

Academic years 2016/17 to 2020/21

 
 
 
 
 

 

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