Statistics: Student loan forecasts

Forecasts of student numbers, student loan expenditure and student loan repayments in England.

These statistics show forecasts for higher education (HE) and further education (FE) student loans in England. These include forecasts for:

  • student loan outlay
  • student loan repayments
  • student numbers
  • the proportion of student loan outlay that is subsidised by government, known as the resource accounting and budgeting (RAB) charge
  • the proportion of loan borrowers expected to fully repay their loans
  • the size of the student loan book


  1. Student loan forecasts, England: 2017 to 2018
Published 28 June 2018