National Statistics

Participation rates in higher education: 2006 to 2012

Statistics for participation rates in higher education between the academic years 2006 to 2007 and 2011 to 2012.


Participation rates in higher education: academic years 2006-2007 to 2011-2012 (provisional) tables

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These statistics on higher education (HE) initial participation rates include data on students who are:

  • 17 to 30 years old
  • in first-time higher education
  • living in England
  • in UK HE institutions and English, Welsh and Scottish further education colleges
  • staying in HE for at least 6 months