Data set from Student loan forecasts for England

Forecast percentage of borrowers (2019-20 entrants) expected to fully repay student loans, by loan product

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Finance and funding
Student loan forecasts for England
Release type
Geographic levels
  • Percentage
  • Loan type
  • Plan type of loan
Time period

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Table showing first 4 rows, from underlying data
Plan 2Higher education full-time loans25201920Academic yearNationalE92000001England
Plan 2Higher education part-time loans55201920Academic yearNationalE92000001England
Plan 2Advanced Learner Loans25201920Academic yearNationalE92000001England
Plan 3Master's loans65201920Academic yearNationalE92000001England

Variables in this data set

Table showing all 3 variables
Variable nameVariable description
loan_typeLoan type - Filter by loan type
plan_typePlan type of loan - Filter by plan type


  1. Figures have been rounded to the nearest 5%.
  2. Plan 2 loans were introduced in place of Plan 1 loans for new entrants to higher education from September 2012. Part-time higher education fee loans were introduced at the same time and part-time maintenance loans were introduced in August 2018.
  3. Coverage: Borrowers who received loans as English domiciled students studying in the UK or as EU domiciled students studying in England.
  4. Master's loans were introduced in August 2016.
  5. Includes all borrowers that repay their loan balance in full during their repayment term without any part of it being cancelled.
  6. Advanced Learner Loans were introduced for students aged 24+ on some further education courses in August 2013, and extended to students aged 19-23 in August 2016.
  7. Loan borrowers are assumed to not take out any further loans of the same plan type beyond their current course, but may have a loan of the same plan type from a previous course.

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