Data set from Higher Level Learners in England

Higher level learners by Index of multiple deprivation quintile - 2020/21 academic year

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English domiciled higher-level learners in England by Index of Multiple Deprivation (IMD) quintile of domicile, academic year 2020/21

Data set details

Higher education
Higher Level Learners in England
Release type
Geographic levels
  • All enrolments
  • Number of entrants
  • Percentage of all enrolments by characteristic
  • Index of multiple deprivation quintile
  • Qualification level
  • Type of higher level learning
Time period

Data set preview

Table showing first 5 rows, from underlying data
202021Academic yearNationalEnglandE92000001Level 4Apprenticeship15380107701716.4
202021Academic yearNationalEnglandE92000001Level 4Institutional credit in Higher Education Providers11155122013.112.9
202021Academic yearNationalEnglandE92000001Level 4OfS Recognised HE13880518524.222.3
202021Academic yearNationalEnglandE92000001Level 4Other Higher Level12330368019.418.7
202021Academic yearNationalEnglandE92000001Level 4Apprenticeship264901328020.620.2

Variables in this data set

Table showing first 5 of 7 variables
Variable nameVariable description
he_type_broadType of higher level learning
IMD_quintileIndex of multiple deprivation quintile
levelQualification level
number_of_enrolments_totalAll enrolments
number_of_entrantsNumber of entrants


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