National Statistics

Higher education statistics for the United Kingdom: 2015 to 2016

Summary data on all aspects of higher education in the UK for the 2015 to 2016 academic year.


Higher education in the United Kingdom: 2015 to 2016


The Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) publishes these statistics incrementally during the year as the various data components become available.

We will update the volume over the course of 2017 to include data on:

  • students
  • staff
  • HE finance
  • student support (with data from the Student Loans Company)
  • participation rates (with data from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)
  • contextual population statistics (with data from the Office of National Statistics (ONS) Labour Force Survey)

Earlier releases are available on the HESA website.

Published 9 February 2017