Data set from Education and training statistics for the UK

Higher and further education institutions

Not the latest data
Last updated

This file contains information on the number of higher and further education institutions in the UK.

Data set details

UK education and training statistics
Education and training statistics for the UK
Release type
Geographic levels
  • Number of institutions
  • Provider type
Time period
2015/16 to 2018/19

Data set preview

Table showing first 5 rows, from underlying data
201617Academic yearNationalE92000001EnglandAlternative providers95
201617Academic yearNationalE92000001EnglandHigher education institutions132
201617Academic yearNationalN92000002Northern IrelandHigher education institutions4
201617Academic yearNationalS92000003ScotlandAlternative providers1
201617Academic yearNationalS92000003ScotlandHigher education institutions18

Variables in this data set

Table showing all 2 variables
Variable nameVariable description
provider_typeProvider type
t_institutionsNumber of institutions

Using this data

  • Download the underlying data as a compressed ZIP file

  • View or create your own tables

    View tables that we have built for you, or create your own tables from open data using our table tool