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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 14. Entrants 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

131,740

30,825

15,405

19,290

16,455

26,230

15,630

4,985

2,440

2001-02

138,630

32,170

16,045

21,060

16,645

27,205

16,495

5,425

2,730

2002-03

133,300

31,475

15,975

21,645

15,715

24,835

15,675

5,165

2,420

2003-04

136,490

31,250

15,965

22,620

15,880

24,745

17,080

5,960

2,650

2004-05

133,340

30,735

15,355

22,875

15,890

23,350

16,575

5,850

2,490

2005-06

137,565

31,355

15,785

24,170

17,155

23,275

16,800

6,295

2,445

2006-07

142,460

31,380

16,675

25,390

18,260

23,860

17,410

6,490

2,645

2007-08

137,495

30,520

16,460

24,565

18,335

22,120

16,140

6,245

2,815

2008-09

144,130

32,665

17,720

26,120

19,415

22,165

16,175

6,365

3,365

2009-10

147,465

34,695

18,590

28,335

19,845

21,100

15,250

6,085

3,455

Postgraduate

2000-01

18,795

25

210

5,855

4,325

4,695

2,950

630

55

2001-02

21,115

20

240

6,405

4,650

5,450

3,330

845

60

2002-03

21,025

5

195

6,875

4,745

5,145

3,130

830

45

2003-04

23,600

10

140

7,410

5,060

5,500

3,945

1,435

65

2004-05

22,610

10

195

8,180

5,385

4,900

2,980

875

60

2005-06

26,580

5

240

9,150

6,410

5,840

3,690

1,145

75

2006-07

29,005

10

260

9,950

7,180

6,510

3,835

1,140

105

2007-08

27,920

10

280

9,575

7,225

6,185

3,470

1,040

100

2008-09

29,380

5

255

10,265

7,705

6,370

3,485

1,150

125

2009-10

31,490

5

260

11,815

8,295

6,390

3,500

1,090

125

First Degree

2000-01

36,205

18,175

6,865

4,355

2,080

2,940

1,425

290

45

2001-02

38,585

19,155

7,330

4,850

2,070

3,105

1,660

315

45

2002-03

40,610

19,765

7,775

5,265

2,185

3,230

1,915

405

55

2003-04

44,930

19,510

8,270

6,325

3,000

4,390

2,675

630

115

2004-05

41,780

19,165

7,600

5,915

2,670

3,680

2,210

450

80

2005-06

44,010

19,375

8,075

6,585

3,030

3,935

2,365

520

110

2006-07

42,780

19,005

8,160

6,300

2,925

3,450

2,285

535

110

2007-08

42,965

18,670

8,680

6,485

3,015

3,320

2,090

545

135

2008-09

46,775

20,240

9,275

7,245

3,465

3,530

2,255

615

145

2009-10

50,295

21,620

10,470

7,850

3,655

3,715

2,255

580

145

Sub-degree

2000-01

76,735

12,625

8,330

9,080

10,055

18,595

11,255

4,070

2,340

2001-02

78,855

12,940

8,470

9,800

9,920

18,645

11,505

4,265

2,625

2002-03

71,665

11,705

8,005

9,505

8,785

16,465

10,625

3,930

2,320

2003-04

67,960

11,730

7,560

8,890

7,825

14,855

10,455

3,895

2,470

2004-05

68,940

11,560

7,560

8,775

7,835

14,770

11,380

4,520

2,345

2005-06

66,980

11,975

7,470

8,435

7,715

13,500

10,745

4,630

2,260

2006-07

70,675

12,365

8,250

9,140

8,150

13,895

11,290

4,815

2,435

2007-08

66,510

11,810

7,485

8,495

8,080

12,600

10,560

4,650

2,580

2008-09

67,935

12,410

8,190

8,600

8,245

12,255

10,425

4,590

3,090

2009-10

65,680

13,070

7,860

8,665

7,895

10,995

9,495

4,415

3,185

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

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