Data set from Participation measures in higher education


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A comparison of a HEIP-like projection using the new cohort-based figures against the old HEIP projection measure

Data set details

Higher education
Participation measures in higher education
Release type
Geographic levels
  • Entrants
  • Entry percentage
  • Methodology
Time period
2006/07 to 2020/21

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Table showing first 5 rows, from underlying data
201415Academic yearNationalE92000001EnglandWith additional providers33101549.1
201516Academic yearNationalE92000001EnglandWith additional providers34148050.4
201617Academic yearNationalE92000001EnglandWith additional providers34208551
201718Academic yearNationalE92000001EnglandWith additional providers34202051.5
201819Academic yearNationalE92000001EnglandWith additional providers33923051.9

Variables in this data set

Table showing all 3 variables
Variable nameVariable description
methodologyMethodology - Filter by methodology
rateEntry percentage


  1. For the projections from 2016/17 based on the cohort figures, the earlier projections are less robust due to changes in the matching method in those years.
  2. Additional providers who returned data to the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) Student Alternative record have been included from 2014/15 as a separate series.

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