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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 9. Students in higher education in Scottish HEIs and colleges by age and level of study: 2000-01 to 2009-10

Total

16-18

19-20

21-24

25-29

30-39

40-49

50-60

60+

All levels

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

Postgraduate

2000-01

36,760

40

230

7,860

8,135

11,150

7,285

1,780

160

2001-02

40,120

20

265

8,640

8,690

12,140

7,960

2,070

185

2002-03

40,725

5

220

9,265

8,815

11,970

7,910

2,240

180

2003-04

43,690

10

145

9,945

9,390

12,240

8,715

2,955

185

2004-05

43,520

10

205

10,620

9,700

11,470

8,285

2,965

225

2005-06

47,325

5

245

11,520

10,975

12,230

8,835

3,220

240

2006-07

52,395

10

265

12,955

12,625

13,520

9,205

3,505

290

2007-08

51,880

15

295

12,275

12,995

13,680

8,905

3,350

330

2008-09

52,695

5

265

13,000

13,785

13,925

8,285

3,065

340

2009-10

54,950

5

265

14,425

14,250

14,260

8,275

3,055

395

First Degree

2000-01

114,260

24,865

40,885

29,485

6,250

8,000

3,765

790

165

2001-02

117,300

25,870

40,440

31,030

6,185

8,295

4,325

910

155

2002-03

121,220

26,395

41,780

32,230

6,275

8,490

4,815

1,035

175

2003-04

133,740

26,180

43,200

34,470

8,170

11,800

7,445

1,965

490

2004-05

133,105

25,520

42,810

35,320

8,510

11,355

7,215

1,870

480

2005-06

136,105

25,770

43,395

35,965

9,215

11,705

7,560

1,960

510

2006-07

133,740

25,260

43,895

35,895

9,060

10,330

6,925

1,865

495

2007-08

132,260

24,630

44,190

35,725

9,170

9,610

6,435

1,910

570

2008-09

137,720

26,015

44,820

38,450

9,820

9,640

6,450

1,910

610

2009-10

146,175

27,915

47,305

40,590

10,895

10,140

6,740

1,965

625

Sub-degree

2000-01

109,920

15,405

13,635

13,385

14,270

27,065

16,520

5,865

3,365

2001-02

112,135

15,205

13,415

14,050

14,085

27,590

17,195

6,210

3,675

2002-03

102,630

13,900

12,420

13,885

12,420

24,690

16,115

5,710

3,150

2003-04

91,695

13,900

11,525

12,380

10,485

20,255

14,260

5,330

3,265

2004-05

93,625

13,700

11,375

12,160

10,585

20,320

15,800

6,215

3,260

2005-06

89,620

14,055

11,500

11,745

10,270

18,100

14,515

6,140

3,040

2006-07

93,425

14,495

12,225

12,560

10,725

18,260

14,975

6,435

3,405

2007-08

88,335

13,915

11,585

11,740

10,625

16,785

14,080

6,045

3,300

2008-09

89,155

14,430

12,010

11,825

10,745

16,155

13,890

6,045

3,935

2009-10

86,435

15,405

11,680

11,640

10,255

14,520

12,855

5,835

4,150

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

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