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Statistics Publication Notice: Lifelong Learning Series: Higher Education Students and Qualifiers at Scottish Institutions 2009-10

Statistical information on students and qualifiers from higher education courses at Scottish institutions.


Table 8. Students in higher education in Scottish HEIs and colleges by age: 2000-01 to 2009-10

Total

16-18

19-20

21-24

25-29

30-39

40-49

50-60

60+

Total

2000-01

260,940

40,310

54,750

50,725

28,650

46,215

27,570

8,435

3,690

2001-02

269,635

41,155

54,130

53,720

28,960

48,025

29,480

9,185

4,010

2002-03

264,575

40,300

54,420

55,380

27,510

45,150

28,840

8,980

3,505

2003-04

269,120

40,085

54,870

56,795

28,050

44,295

30,420

10,250

3,940

2004-05

270,260

39,235

54,390

58,105

28,795

43,150

31,305

11,045

3,965

2005-06

273,050

39,830

55,145

59,230

30,460

42,035

30,910

11,320

3,790

2006-07

279,560

39,770

56,385

61,410

32,410

42,110

31,105

11,805

4,190

2007-08

272,625

38,585

56,085

59,755

32,800

40,095

29,460

11,325

4,200

2008-09

279,615

40,450

57,095

63,280

34,355

39,730

28,630

11,020

4,890

2009-10

287,565

43,330

59,245

66,655

35,400

38,915

27,865

10,855

5,170

All students at HEIs

2000-01

187,990

26,770

43,860

41,520

19,375

29,380

17,830

5,715

3,140

2001-02

205,505

29,370

44,750

45,105

20,900

33,410

20,915

6,720

3,540

2002-03

205,010

29,135

45,315

46,675

20,355

32,285

21,020

6,730

3,150

2003-04

213,510

29,110

46,205

48,580

21,640

32,945

22,950

8,170

3,565

2004-05

217,945

28,555

46,130

50,595

22,835

32,830

24,210

8,960

3,605

2005-06

222,090

28,985

46,505

51,980

24,695

32,790

24,165

9,155

3,510

2006-07

230,100

28,735

47,530

54,140

26,960

33,655

24,835

9,940

3,960

2007-08

224,855

27,940

47,215

52,750

27,395

32,370

23,590

9,390

3,930

2008-09

231,260

29,290

48,105

55,895

28,895

32,175

22,970

9,190

4,615

2009-10

237,765

31,330

49,825

58,705

29,540

31,780

22,395

9,205

4,900

All students at colleges

2000-01

72,950

13,535

10,885

9,205

9,275

16,835

9,740

2,720

550

2001-02

64,130

11,785

9,380

8,615

8,060

14,615

8,565

2,465

470

2002-03

59,565

11,165

9,105

8,705

7,155

12,860

7,820

2,250

355

2003-04

55,610

10,975

8,665

8,215

6,410

11,350

7,470

2,085

370

2004-05

52,315

10,680

8,260

7,510

5,960

10,320

7,095

2,090

360

2005-06

50,960

10,845

8,640

7,250

5,760

9,245

6,745

2,160

280

2006-07

49,460

11,035

8,855

7,270

5,445

8,450

6,270

1,865

230

2007-08

47,770

10,645

8,865

7,000

5,405

7,725

5,870

1,935

270

2008-09

48,355

11,160

8,990

7,385

5,460

7,555

5,660

1,835

275

2009-10

49,800

12,000

9,420

7,945

5,860

7,140

5,475

1,650

270

Sources: Higher Education Statistics Agency ( HESA) and Scottish Funding Council ( SFC).
Please also see relevant sections of ' Notes to Tables'.

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