Data set from Graduate outcomes (LEO)

Underlying data 1819 real term earnings

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Underlying data file for Graduate Outcomes (LEO) publication


Nominal and real terms earnings outcomes for UK domiciled graduates of English Higher Education Institutions (HEIs), Alternative Providers (APs) and Further Education Colleges (FECs), one, three, five and ten years after graduation (YAG), 2014/15 to 2018/19 tax year.

File formats and conventions


Files are Comma Separated Value (CSV)


  • Earnings figures are rounded to the nearest £100
  • Employment outcome percentages are rounded to the nearest 0.1%
  • All populations are rounded to the nearest 5 full-person equivalent (FPE) individuals
  • c = data has been supressed due to small numbers. z = there is no result (N/A)

Data set details

Higher education
Graduate outcomes (LEO)
Release type
Geographic levels
  • Activity not captured
  • Further study with or without sustained employment
  • Graduates
  • Years after graduation
Time period
2014-15 to 2018-19

Data set preview

Table showing first 5 rows, from underlying data
201415Tax yearNationalK03000001Great Britain1 YAGFemale + maleTotal_GBTotal_GBTotal_GBTotal_GBTotal_GBTotal_GBTotal_GBTotal_GBTotal_GBTotal_GBTotal_GBTotal_GBTotal_GB2898502890351.60.32843054.67.768.282.287.719.5186415128001820024100128001820024100
201415Tax yearNationalK03000001Great Britain3 YAGFemale + maleTotal_GBTotal_GBTotal_GBTotal_GBTotal_GBTotal_GBTotal_GBTotal_GBTotal_GBTotal_GBTotal_GBTotal_GBTotal_GB2644502625352.50.72559456.26.173.584.687.714.2180800157002190028800157002190028800
201415Tax yearNationalK03000001Great Britain5 YAGFemale + maleTotal_GBTotal_GBTotal_GBTotal_GBTotal_GBTotal_GBTotal_GBTotal_GBTotal_GBTotal_GBTotal_GBTotal_GBTotal_GB2415302385502.71.22321057.
201415Tax yearNationalK03000001Great Britain10 YAGFemale + maleTotal_GBTotal_GBTotal_GBTotal_GBTotal_GBTotal_GBTotal_GBTotal_GBTotal_GBTotal_GBTotal_GBTotal_GBTotal_GB2145102086455.22.719779010.14.479.384.685.56.1147530190003030041600190003030041600
201516Tax yearNationalK03000001Great Britain1 YAGFemale + maleTotal_GBTotal_GBTotal_GBTotal_GBTotal_GBTotal_GBTotal_GBTotal_GBTotal_GBTotal_GBTotal_GBTotal_GBTotal_GB3039103032051.70.22979754.47.768.682.287.919.3196955132001870024500131001850024300

Variables in this data set

Table showing first 5 of 19 variables
Variable nameVariable description
activity_not_capturedActivity not captured
earnings_includeGraduates included in earnings figures
earnings_LQLower quartile of earnings of graduates
earnings_medianMedian nominal earnings
earnings_UQUpper quartile of earnings of graduates


  1. Earnings figures are rounded to the nearest £100
  2. In the 2018/19 tax year, 1 YAG (one year after graduation) relates to those who graduated in the 2016/17 academic year, 3 YAG to graduates in 2014/15, 5 YAG to graduates in 2012/13 and 10 YAG to graduates in 2007/08.

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