Data set from Widening participation in higher education

School Type - Gap

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Progression to HE by School Type (including progression rate gap)

Data set details

Higher education
Widening participation in higher education
Release type
Geographic levels
  • HE Progression Rate (Independent)
  • HE Progression Rate (State)
  • High Tariff HE Progression Rate (Independent)
  • A level status
Time period
2008/09 to 2020/21

Data set preview

Table showing first 5 rows, from underlying data
201011Academic yearNationalE92000001EnglandALevel79.38424.157.64.733.5
201112Academic yearNationalE92000001EnglandALevel77.784.125.6586.432.4
201213Academic yearNationalE92000001EnglandALevel77.282.422.654.35.131.7
201314Academic yearNationalE92000001EnglandALevel75.782.123.355.86.532.5
201415Academic yearNationalE92000001EnglandALevel77.882.825.957.2531.4

Variables in this data set

Table showing first 5 of 7 variables
Variable nameVariable description
A_level_StatusA level status
High_Tariff_progression_rate_gapHigh Tariff Progression Rate Gap
High_Tariff_progression_rate_independentHigh Tariff HE Progression Rate (Independent)
High_Tariff_progression_rate_stateHigh Tariff HE Progression Rate (State)
progression_rate_gapProgression Rate Gap


  1. The progression rate gap is the difference (in percentage points) between the HE progression rates of students who attended independent schools and those who attended state-funded schools at Key Stage 5
  2. Note that figures from 2017/18 are not directly comparable with earlier years due to a change in the cohort

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