Data set from Initial Teacher Training Census

7) Postgraduate ITT new entrants by training routes and personal characteristics

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This national level table contains the number of postgraduate and undergraduate new entrants to ITT by characteristics for 2015/16 to 2020/21. 

Data set details

Teachers and school workforce
Initial Teacher Training Census
Release type
Geographic levels
  • Aged 25 to 29
  • Aged 25 to 29 percentage
  • Aged 30 to 34
  • ITT Level
Time period
2015/16 to 2020/21

Data set preview

Table showing first 5 rows, from underlying data
201516Academic yearNationalE92000001EnglandPG1257827229856151835983920023084387315199676321531339115576231476229725304::::4984157192070360248572278396186145524854310892:::18577522374
201617Academic yearNationalE92000001EnglandPG11288226690221546162419220219803753141646495218914011116863408113242424245236581295506254594767147791954660138022080406085155324854320991935218567423375
201718Academic yearNationalE92000001EnglandPG125002517998114646583188112228841131384768422306141312598994071732590244512422312945322604950021486919871602693520804060841651258553111090935219557422376
201819Academic yearNationalE92000001EnglandPG128852415104701631562851003022825491714740714326251700128498054120233222566326550142263428606546815365208336604126219813961821850249643211189935219547323476
201920Academic yearNationalE92000001EnglandPG12216210110115167016420102812221050961456469522609169013061058524214360224643145726174719283505554148512040561871137178338628119502496542113879253205474224:

Variables in this data set

Table showing first 5 of 53 variables
Variable nameVariable description
level_recodedITT Level
n_age_2529Aged 25 to 29
n_age_3034Aged 30 to 34
n_age_3539Aged 35 to 39
n_age_4044Aged 40 to 44


  1. UK graduates percentages: Figures obtained are from data published by HESA and are based on the latest available data at the time of publication. Percentages are based on numbers rounded to the nearest multiple of 5.
  2. Degree Class: 2:1 includes undivided 2nd.
  3. 2020/21 postgraduate totals do not include forecasts in this table.
  4. Figures for 2020/21 are provisional and are subject to change. Figures for 2019/20 have been revised.
  5. Disability Status: Data is based on known cases and exclude those where disability status is unknown.
  6. Warning: percentages have been rounded and therefore may not sum to 100%.
  7. Other degree class: includes international degrees which have different grading classes, degree classes below 2:2, and other. It excludes trainees whose degrees classed as not known or not applicable.
  8. EEA National: here relates to individuals with a European Union, European Economic Area or Swiss nationality, excluding the UK.
  9. Age groups: are based on the ages of new entrants on the day of the census, 14 October 2020. Ages are rounded down to the nearest year, for example, a trainee aged 29.5 is placed in the 25-29 age group.
  10. Troops to Teachers are excluded from all figures.
  11. Data was extracted on 13 November 2020.
  12. Ethnicity: Data is based on known cases and exclude those where ethnicity is unknown or not declared.
  13. Ethnic minority (excluding white minorities): includes the following ethnicities: Black or black British - Caribbean, Black or black British - African, Other black background, Asian or Asian British - Indian, Asian or Asian British - Pakistani, Asian or Asian British - Bangladeshi, Chinese, Other Asian background, Mixed, Arab, Other ethnic background.
  14. Prior to 2017/18, trainees who did not identify as Male or Female were reported as "Female". From 2017/18 onwards, these trainees are not included due to small numbers.

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