Data set from Student loan forecasts for England

Table 6b: Forecast of repayment thresholds, by plan type​

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Forecast of repayment thresholds for Plan 1, Plan 2, Plan 3 and Plan 5 student loans

Data set details

Finance and funding
Student loan forecasts for England
Release type
Geographic levels
  • Repayment threshold
  • Student loan plan type
Time period
2022-23 to 2027-28

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Table showing first 5 rows, from underlying data
Plan 120222320195Financial yearNationalE92000001England
Plan 120232422015Financial yearNationalE92000001England
Plan 120242524985Financial yearNationalE92000001England
Plan 120252625660Financial yearNationalE92000001England
Plan 120262725945Financial yearNationalE92000001England

Variables in this data set

Table showing all 2 variables
Variable nameVariable description
plan_typeStudent loan plan type - Filter by student loan plan type
threshold_domesticRepayment threshold


  1. Coverage: Borrowers who received loans as English domiciled students studying in the UK or as EU domiciled students studying in England.
  2. Repayment thresholds are presented as multiples of £5 in line with the policy for calculating them.
  3. Where you see the symbol 'z' this refers to not applicable.
  4. Plan 1 threshold increases each April based on RPI. The Plan 2 threshold remains at £27,295 until April 2025, increasing with RPI at that point and thereafter. The Plan 5 threshold is set at £25,000 until April 2027, increasing with RPI at that point and thereafter. The Plan 3 threshold has been set up to 2023-24 and will be reviewed for 2024-25. To enable future repayments to be forecast, it is assumed that the repayment threshold will increase in line with average earnings growth.

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