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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 37b. Scottish domiciled qualifiers from higher education courses at Scottish HEIs and colleges by ethnicity: 2000-01 to 2009-10

2000-01

2001-02

2002-03

2003-04

2004-05

2005-06

2006-07

2007-08

2008-09

2009-10

All ethnic backgrounds

57,680

60,615

58,175

59,745

63,495

62,225

62,710

61,420

61,435

60,265

Asian - Bangladeshi

25

25

35

25

45

35

55

55

45

65

Asian - Chinese

275

270

320

315

380

360

365

380

350

425

Asian - Indian

215

245

220

260

250

285

260

290

310

375

Asian - Pakistani

470

495

520

555

585

650

625

660

675

730

Asian - other

110

120

85

145

215

220

210

240

230

280

Black - African

125

165

145

235

290

350

370

395

430

590

Black - Caribbean

15

20

20

35

30

35

25

30

30

50

Black - other

35

65

45

45

65

40

65

70

65

60

White

51,785

53,930

51,275

53,490

56,725

56,100

56,380

55,205

55,870

55,035

Mixed background 1

0

15

55

150

260

350

390

380

445

500

Other ethnic background

255

310

280

215

205

200

210

215

225

205

Unknown

4,375

4,960

5,180

4,275

4,450

3,605

3,755

3,500

2,760

1,945

Sources: Higher Education Statistics Agency ( HESA) and Scottish Funding Council ( SFC).
1. Information on mixed background ethnicity was not collected prior to 2001-02.
Please also see relevant sections of ' Notes to Tables'.

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