National Statistics

Participation rates in higher education: 2006 to 2015

Participation rates in higher education between the academic years 2006 to 2007 and 2014 to 2015.


Main text: SFR45/2016

Tables: SFR45/2016

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These statistics include data on students who are:

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


Higher education statistics team

Published 15 September 2016