Changing a filter automatically updates both the chart and the table.
This data only applies to English higher education providers.
The population coverage for each characteristic is automatically displayed above the chart.
Users should be cautious when using proportions based on the ‘all students’ population, because students are counted once for each academic year of their course. This means students on longer courses or courses which span over two academic years are counted more times than those on shorter courses. For that reason, the default view of the interactive dashboards is for the entrant population.
Protected characteristics are marked with an asterisk (*).
Counts have been rounded to the nearest 10. Proportions have been rounded to the nearest five when the denominator rounds to 50 or less, rounded to the nearest one when the denominator rounds to 1,000 or less, or to the nearest 0.1 otherwise. Totals and proportions are calculated using unrounded figures. In addition, counts and proportions are suppressed where there are fewer than 25 students in the category shown. This suppression may mean the proportions reported do not sum to 100 per cent in total.
Where students have refused to provide information, or the data is missing or otherwise unknown, we have grouped students into a single ‘No response’ category. Students not included in the population coverage, as defined by Table 1 of Annex B, and those who could not be linked to a requisite data source, are described as ‘Not applicable’. Both of these categories are excluded from the calculation of proportions, except for age (broad and detailed), where a small number of students with unknown age are included in the denominator.
When the data is split by subject of study, some subject groups are hidden by default. These can be adjusted using the filter above the chart. Changes in subject mapping may cause some additional variation in the distribution of subjects between 2018-19 and subsequent years.
For combinations of characteristics where there is no data in a given year, or existing data is suppressed, no data points are presented in the chart. In some cases, when student numbers are small, the chart may ‘skip’ years with no data, joining non-consecutive years.
For the full report, please see our latest equality, diversity and student characteristics publication.