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Participation rates for Welsh students in

higher education within the UK

This publication presents information on participation rates in higher education (HE). A series of maps and charts show how participation levels vary with age, mode of study and gender across Wales.

Participation rates for Welsh students in higher education within the UK during 2012/13

This analysis is displayed by Unitary Authority. Corresponding charts provide an alternative method for displaying the data. Comparison between participation rates for each of the groups of students within each Unitary Authority is also included.

Participation rates for Welsh students in HE within the UK during 2012/13

The 2012/13 report is the most recently available report. No reports were published for 2010/11 and 2011/12 academic years, but the data are contained within the 2012/13 report. Plans to update this report to include more recent data are subject to a review.

Participation rates in other UK countries

Scottish Funding Council - Higher Education Students and Qualifiers at Scottish Institutions 2014-15


Higher Education Funding Council for England - POLAR Participation of Local Areas


Department for Business Innovation and Skills - Participation Rates in Higher Education: 2006 to 2014


Department for Employment and Learning Northern Ireland - Higher Education Age Participation Index for Northern Ireland - 1990/91 to 2013/14



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