Data set from Student loan forecasts for England

Table 4c: Transfer proportion, by loan product

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Transfer proportion in % between 2018-19 and 2025-26 by loan product.

Data set details

Finance and funding
Student loan forecasts for England
Release type
Geographic levels
  • Transfer proportion
  • Loan type
  • Plan type of loan
Time period
2018-19 to 2025-26

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Table showing first 5 rows, from underlying data
Plan 1Plan 1 loans201819:Financial yearNationalE92000001England
Plan 1Plan 1 loans201920:Financial yearNationalE92000001England
Plan 1Plan 1 loans202021:Financial yearNationalE92000001England
Plan 1Plan 1 loans202122:Financial yearNationalE92000001England
Plan 1Plan 1 loans202223:Financial yearNationalE92000001England

Variables in this data set

Table showing all 3 variables
Variable nameVariable description
loan_typeLoan type - Filter by loan type
plan_typePlan type of loan - Filter by plan type
transfer_proportionTransfer proportion


  1. Master's loans were introduced in August 2016.
  2. Doctoral loans were introduced in August 2018.
  3. 2018-19 and 2019-20 transfer proportions have been provided from the previous release in September 2020. Since this time, there have been revisions to the data, economic assumptions, policies and modelling methodology used within the student finance forecasting models. This should be considered when comparing the 2018-19 and 2019-20 figures to the remaining forecasts.
  4. Plan 1 loans include unsold, retained and loans sold at both sale 1 and sale 2. For more information on the loan sales, go to: Sale 1: Sale 2:"
  5. The transfer proportion is the portion of student loan outlay earmarked as government expenditure at loan inception in recognition that this portion of the outlay is unlikely to be repaid. See details of the partitioned loan approach for further information:
  6. Coverage: Borrowers who received loans as English domiciled students studying in the UK or as EU domiciled students studying in England
  7. Plan 2 loans were introduced in place of Plan 1 loans for new entrants to higher education from September 2012. Part-time higher education fee loans were introduced at the same time and part-time maintenance loans were introduced in August 2018.
  8. Advanced Learner Loans were introduced for students aged 24+ on some further education courses in August 2013, and extended to students aged 19-23 in August 2016.
  9. Figures have been rounded to the nearest 1%.

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