Data set from Initial Teacher Training Census

6) Postgraduate ITT new entrants by ethnic background

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This national level table contains the number of postgraduate new entrants for each ITT route by ethnic background. The data in this table covers 2019/20 (revised), 2020/21 (revised), 2021/22 (revised), 2022/23 (revised) and 2023/24 (provisional).

Data set details

Teachers and school workforce
Initial Teacher Training Census
Release type
Geographic levels
  • Postgraduate total new entrants to ITT
  • Postgraduate total new entrants to ITT percentage
  • Ethnic background
  • Ethnic group
Time period
2019/20 to 2023/24

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Table showing first 5 rows, from underlying data
201920Academic yearNationalE92000001EnglandAsianBangladeshi5522
201920Academic yearNationalE92000001EnglandAsianChinese1140
201920Academic yearNationalE92000001EnglandAsianIndian8013
201920Academic yearNationalE92000001EnglandAsianOther Asian background3371
201920Academic yearNationalE92000001EnglandAsianPakistani10364

Variables in this data set

Table showing all 4 variables
Variable nameVariable description
ethnic_backgroundEthnic background
ethnic_groupEthnic group
total_postgraduatesPostgraduate total new entrants to ITT
total_postgraduates_percentagePostgraduate total new entrants to ITT percentage


  1. Data was extracted on 21 November 2023.
  2. Figures for 2023/24 are provisional and are subject to change. Figures for 2022/23 and all previous years have been revised.
  3. Troops to Teachers are excluded from all figures prior to 2021/22.
  4. Warning: percentages have been rounded and therefore may not sum to 100%.
  5. The 2022/23 revised and 2023/24 provisional data does not contain forecast trainees, this is due to a change in data collection methodology. 
  6. Ethnicity: Data is based on known cases and exclude those where ethnicity is unknown or not declared, therefore please consider the impact of the number of unknowns when considering data trends.
  7. Other ethnicity includes Arab and Other ethnic background.
  8. Proportions exclude trainees where information was not supplied, or where characteristics/information were reported as ‘unknown’.

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