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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 26. Students in higher education at Scottish HEIs and colleges by detailed level of study and ethnicity: 2009-10

All Levels

Level of Study

Postgraduate

First Degree

Sub-degree

Research Postgraduate

Taught Postgraduate

First Degree

HNC/ HND

Other HE

All ethnic backgrounds

287,565

10,665

44,285

146,175

41,230

45,205

Asian - Bangladeshi

385

30

95

170

65

20

Asian - Chinese

5,790

540

2,085

2,550

220

395

Asian - Indian

5,195

205

2,465

1,340

770

415

Asian - Pakistani

3,660

185

735

1,850

650

245

Asian - other

3,250

500

1,000

1,185

295

270

Black - African

4,875

215

2,265

1,435

560

400

Black - Caribbean

300

15

85

110

45

45

Black - other

535

45

220

170

50

50

White

236,060

6,655

26,780

125,220

37,715

39,690

Mixed background

3,440

220

555

2,145

280

240

Other ethnic background

2,140

270

650

670

170

375

Unknown

21,935

1,795

7,345

9,325

410

3,060

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

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