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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 39b. Qualifiers from higher education courses at Scottish institutions by local authority: 2005-06 to 2009-10

2005-06

2006-07

2007-08

2008-09

2009-10

% change
over last year

% change
since 2005-06

Total

60,225

60,485

60,370

60,585

59,630

-1.6

-1.0

Aberdeen City

2,920

2,800

2,930

2,790

2,830

1.4

-3.1

Aberdeenshire

3,000

2,985

3,185

3,120

3,005

-3.7

0.2

Angus

1,500

1,535

1,390

1,415

1,540

8.8

2.7

Argyll & Bute

860

845

830

810

810

0.0

-5.8

City of Edinburgh

5,770

5,430

5,415

5,475

5,570

1.7

-3.5

Clackmannanshire

520

495

485

475

535

12.6

2.9

Dumfries & Galloway

1,240

1,185

1,185

1,260

1,250

-0.8

0.8

Dundee City

1,955

2,150

2,000

1,865

1,955

4.8

0.0

East Ayrshire

1,425

1,430

1,400

1,425

1,415

-0.7

-0.7

East Dunbartonshire

1,695

1,695

1,550

1,670

1,500

-10.2

-11.5

East Lothian

845

900

865

855

965

12.9

14.2

East Renfrewshire

1,310

1,375

1,300

1,440

1,335

-7.3

1.9

Eilean Siar

320

315

335

310

335

8.1

4.7

Falkirk

1,440

1,455

1,475

1,480

1,330

-10.1

-7.6

Fife

4,390

4,510

4,480

4,525

4,460

-1.4

1.6

Glasgow City

6,780

6,880

6,770

7,440

7,260

-2.4

7.1

Highland

1,995

1,920

2,380

2,315

2,170

-6.3

8.8

Inverclyde

970

1,145

1,090

940

1,065

13.3

9.8

Midlothian

815

740

725

705

675

-4.3

-17.2

Moray

945

905

1,030

1,040

930

-10.6

-1.6

North Ayrshire

1,650

1,680

1,625

1,550

1,500

-3.2

-9.1

North Lanarkshire

3,745

3,805

3,600

3,500

3,430

-2.0

-8.4

Orkney Islands

250

255

245

265

270

1.9

8.0

Perth & Kinross

1,555

1,470

1,570

1,635

1,585

-3.1

1.9

Renfrewshire

2,085

2,100

2,105

2,190

2,135

-2.5

2.4

Scottish Borders

1,005

1,085

1,050

1,035

965

-6.8

-4.0

Shetland Islands

220

235

260

310

290

-6.5

31.8

South Ayrshire

1,500

1,585

1,480

1,445

1,395

-3.5

-7.0

South Lanarkshire

3,655

3,780

3,680

3,580

3,485

-2.7

-4.7

Stirling

955

945

1,080

955

955

0.0

0.0

West Dunbartonshire

1,045

1,030

1,030

965

845

-12.4

-19.1

West Lothian

1,855

1,815

1,825

1,810

1,825

0.8

-1.6

Sources: Higher Education Statistics Agency ( HESA) and Scottish Funding Council ( SFC).
The above table does not include Scottish domiciled students at UK institutions outside of Scotland and does not represent rates of participation in Scottish local authorities.
Percentages have been calculated from rounded values.
Please also see relevant sections of ' Notes to Tables'.

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