Data set from LEO Graduate and Postgraduate Outcomes

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Description

Underlying data files for LEO: Graduate and postgraduate outcomes publication

Coverage

Employment and earnings outcomes for graduates and postgraduates of English Higher Education (HE) providers, one, three, five and ten years after graduation (YAG), 2015/16 to 2021/22 tax years. 

File formats and conventions

Format

Files are Comma Separated Value (CSV)

Conventions

  • 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 suppressed due to small numbers. z = there is no result (N/A)

Data set details

Theme
Higher education
Publication
LEO Graduate and Postgraduate Outcomes
Release type
Geographic levels
National
Indicators
  • Lower quartile of earnings of graduates
  • Median earnings of graduates
  • Upper quartile of earnings of graduates
Filters
  • Domicile
  • Years after graduation
  • Qualification level
Time period
2015-16 to 2021-22

Data set preview

Table showing first 5 rows, from underlying data
time_periodtime_identifiergeographic_levelcountry_codecountry_nameregion_code_currentregion_name_currentacademic_yearYAGqualification_levelcountry_of_domicile_groupedsexsubject_nameethnicity_majorethnicity_minorinst_typestudy_modeage_bandPOLAR4prior_attainmentFSMregion_name_originresidencegradsgrads_ukunmatched_percentoverseas_percentmatchedactivity_not_capturedno_sust_destsust_emp_onlysust_emp_with_or_without_fssust_emp_fs_or_bothfs_with_or_without_sust_empearnings_includeearnings_LQearnings_medianearnings_UQ
201516Tax yearNationalK02000001United KingdomTotalTotal2004/200510 YAGFirst-degreeUKFemale + maleTotalTotalTotalTotalTotalTotalTotalTotalTotalTotalTotal2228952151004.73.52050659.64.280.385.586.25.9155260190003040042100
201516Tax yearNationalK02000001United KingdomTotalTotal2004/200510 YAGLevel 7 (research)UKFemale + maleTotalTotalTotalTotalTotalTotalTotalTotalTotalTotalTotal151014409.94.6130016.23.372.479.180.48.1870223003550048700
201516Tax yearNationalK02000001United KingdomTotalTotal2004/200510 YAGLevel 7 (taught)UKFemale + maleTotalTotalTotalTotalTotalTotalTotalTotalTotalTotalTotal936858984010.54.18041010.93.97984.485.36.359130198003400045800
201516Tax yearNationalK02000001United KingdomTotalTotal2004/200510 YAGLevel 8UKFemale + maleTotalTotalTotalTotalTotalTotalTotalTotalTotalTotalTotal7730730012.55.5638514.52.977.782.182.64.84655289004210055600
201516Tax yearNationalK02000001United KingdomTotalTotal2009/20105 YAGFirst-degreeUKFemale + maleTotalTotalTotalTotalTotalTotalTotalTotalTotalTotalTotal2534452466352.22.72411956.7577.586.788.410.8179315179002560033700

Variables in this data set

Table showing first 5 of 30 variables
Variable nameVariable description
activity_not_capturedActivity not captured
age_bandAge band at start of study - Filter by Age band at start of study
country_of_domicile_groupedDomicile - Filter by Domicile
earnings_includeGraduates included in earnings figures
earnings_LQLower quartile of earnings of graduates

Footnotes

  1. All populations are rounded to the nearest 5 full-person equivalent (FPE) individuals
  2. Employment outcome percentages are rounded to the nearest 0.1%; differences in outcome percentages are calculated using unrounded values.
  3. Earnings figures are rounded to the nearest £100; percent changes and differences in earnings are calculated using unrounded values.
  4. Prior attainment defined by UCAS points achieved at A level.
  5. POLAR quintile ranges from 1 (most disadvantaged) to 5 (most advantaged)
  6. c = data has been suppressed due to small numbers. z = there is no result (N/A)
  7. In the 2021/22 tax year, 1 YAG (one year after graduation) relates to those who graduated in the 2019/20 academic year, 3 YAG to graduates in 2017/18, 5 YAG to graduates in 2015/16 and 10 YAG to graduates in 2010/11.
  8. Free school meals (FSM) status is based on the school census records at any point between school years 6 and 11.
  9. In contrast to the UK domicile section of this release, which looks at matched graduates only, employment and/or further study outcomes for international graduates are calculated as a percentage of all graduates, excluding only those identified by DWP/HMRC or SLC as permanently living overseas.

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