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Using Census data to generate a UK-wide measure of disadvantage - Appendix 2 (Wales)

Appendix 2: Welsh domiciled full-time first degree entrants aged 18 to 20 in the academic year 2011/12

Please note: totals may not align as expected in some instances due to the exclusion of missing data.

Table B1: Cross-tabulation of HESA measure and POLAR

 

POLAR quintile 2 to 5 (%)

POLAR quintile 1 (%)

Total

HESA measure quintile 2 to 5

91.8

8.2

11,580

HESA measure quintile 1

52.8

47.2

1,680

Table B2: Cross-tabulation of HESA measure and IMD

 

IMD quintile 2 to 5 (%)

IMD quintile 1 (%)

Total

HESA measure quintile 2 to 5

95.4

4.6

11,585

HESA measure quintile 1

47.9

52.1

1,680

Table B3: Geographic distribution of most disadvantaged students by local authority – Quintile 1 of HESA measure (%)

Local authority

Quintile 1 of HESA measure (%)

Rhondda Cynon Taf

14.2

Swansea

8.4

Caerphilly

7.5

Cardiff

7.4

Neath Port Talbot

7.0

Newport

6.1

Bridgend

5.6

Blaenau Gwent

5.1

Carmarthenshire

4.8

Flintshire

4.2

Wrexham

4.2

Merthyr Tydfil

3.8

Torfaen

3.8

Isle of Anglesey

2.7

Denbighshire

2.5

The Vale of Glamorgan

2.4

Conwy

2.4

Pembrokeshire

2.4

Powys

2.0

Gwynedd

1.7

Monmouthshire

1.3

Ceredigion

0.6

Total

1,680

Table B4: Geographic distribution of most disadvantaged students by local authority – Quintile 1 of POLAR (%)

Local authority

Quintile 1 of POLAR (%)

Cardiff

11.6

Rhondda Cynon Taf

11.3

Flintshire

7.9

Newport

7.7

Wrexham

6.4

Swansea

6.3

Neath Port Talbot

5.4

Blaenau Gwent

5.2

Bridgend

5.0

Caerphilly

5.0

Pembrokeshire

4.1

Torfaen

4.1

The Vale of Glamorgan

3.3

Monmouthshire

3.1

Denbighshire

2.9

Merthyr Tydfil

2.8

Isle of Anglesey

2.0

Powys

2.0

Carmarthenshire

1.4

Conwy

1.0

Gwynedd

1.0

Ceredigion

0.8

Total

1,740

Table B5: Geographic distribution of most disadvantaged students by local authority – Quintile 1 of IMD (%)

Local authority

Quintile 1 of IMD (%)

Cardiff

15.8

Rhondda Cynon Taf

11.1

Swansea

11.1

Newport

7.8

Caerphilly

7.3

Neath Port Talbot

7.3

Bridgend

5.6

Blaenau Gwent

4.8

Conwy

4.1

Merthyr Tydfil

3.8

Torfaen

3.6

Carmarthenshire

3.1

The Vale of Glamorgan

3.1

Flintshire

2.7

Isle of Anglesey

2.5

Wrexham

2.3

Denbighshire

1.7

Pembrokeshire

0.9

Gwynedd

0.6

Powys

0.6

Ceredigion

0.4

Monmouthshire

0.0

Total

1,405

Table B6: Distribution of quintile 1 students by urban-rural classification and measure of disadvantage

 

HESA measure quintile 1

POLAR quintile 1

IMD quintile 1

Rural hamlets and isolated dwellings

0.2

0.8

0.4

Rural hamlets and isolated dwellings in a sparse setting

0.1

0.2

0.2

Rural town and fringe 

13.6

14.5

8.6

Rural town and fringe in a sparse setting

2.2

1.2

0.2

Rural village

1.7

2.5

0.9

Rural village in a sparse setting

1.3

0.0

0.2

Urban city and town in a sparse setting

2.6

3.4

2.6

Urban city and town  

78.4

77.5

86.9

Urban major conurbation 

0.0

0.0

0.0

Urban minor conurbation

0.0

0.0

0.0

Total

1,680

1,740

1,405

Table B7: Distribution of quintile 1 students by NSSEC and measure of disadvantage

 

HESA measure quintile 1

POLAR quintile 1

IMD quintile 1

NSSEC groups 1 or 2

21.7

31.6

24.5

NSSEC groups 3 to 8

52.9

44.7

50.8

Missing information

25.3

23.8

24.7

Total

1,680

1,740

1,405

Table B8: Distribution of quintile 1 students by parental education and measure of disadvantage

 

HESA measure quintile 1

POLAR quintile 1

IMD quintile 1

Parent has HE qualification

20.6

29.6

24.0

Parent doesn't have HE qualification

39.8

34.2

39.1

Don't know

13.9

12.7

11.4

Information refused

24.6

22.5

24.4

No response given

1.1

1.0

1.1

Total

1,680

1,740

1,405

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