Student demographic data

These data were extracted from HEFCE's time series tool. The population is undergraduates in Higher Education institutions in England. Each chart compares Economics against Business Studies, Finance, and Mathematics.

Charts in PowerPoint

HEFCE_student_demographics.pptx (last updated January 2018)

Individual slides

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Total Undergraduate Full-person equivalents

Percentage of female undergraduates

Percentage of mature undergraduate students

Percentage entrance with A-Level grades ABB or higher

Percentage undergraduates on Single Honours

Percentage part-time undergraduates

Percentage undergraduates from outside the EU

Percentage undergraduates from other EU countries

Data tables

HEFCE_student_demographics.xlsx (last updated January 2018)

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