1 This publication focuses on graduates and their earnings in the tax year. For time periods one, three and ten years after graduation please see tables published by the Department for Education. https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/graduate-outcomes-leo-outcomes-in-2016-to-2017
2 Figure 2 above is not comparable with Figure 1 in the DfE’s publication. The below figure is a distribution of the number of graduates in HEI’s by earnings. DfE figure 1, is a distribution of the median earnings for each university in Great Britain.
3 ‘The Commissioner for Fair Access discussion paper: retention, outcomes and destinations’ has been used for evidence on subject and university choice for individuals from 20% most deprived areas: https://www.gov.scot/publications/commissioner-fair-access-discussion-paper-retention-outcomes-destinations/