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Who's working in HE?: Personal characteristics

HE Staff Data Who's working in HE?

On this page: Breakdown by ethnicity | Personal characteristics by HE provider, by occupation classification and by academic employment function

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Breakdown by ethnicity

Chart 2 - Academic and non-academic staff in UK Higher Education by ethnicity

Academic years 2016/17 to 2017/18

 
 

 

Personal characteristics by HE provider

In the tables below, use the buttons to show statistics by sex, age group, disability or ethnicity.

Table 2 - HE staff by HE provider and personal characteristics

Academic years 2014/15 to 2017/18

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What’s the difference between Professor and a Senior academic contract level?

Every contract is coded with a contract level. The Professor level (F1) is defined as “Senior Academic appointments which may carry the title of Professor but which do not have departmental line management responsibilities.”

Other senior contracts (codes A to E) include leadership and management responsibilities. These contracts may also be held by people who hold the Professor title.

See the Contract levels definition for more detail.

Personal characteristics by occupational classification

Table 3 - HE staff by activity standard occupational classification

Academic years 2014/15 to 2017/18

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What are atypical staff contracts?

Atypical contracts are generally non-permanent contracts for short, one-off, or as-and-when tasks.

Atypical staff figures are counted differently and shown separately and should not be added to non-atypical figures.

See the Terms of employment definition for more detail.

Personal characteristics by academic employment function

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Table 4 - HE academic staff by ethnicity and academic employment function

Academic years 2014/15 to 2017/18

 
 
 
 
 
 

 

Table 5 - HE academic staff by disability and academic employment function

Academic years 2014/15 to 2017/18