Rt Hon Lord Lilley









    Mr Lilley: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills (1) how many students from other EU member states enrolled in UK universities in each year since 1997; [106196]




    (2) how many students from other EU member states are studying at UK universities. [106197]









    Mr Willetts: Information on the number of enrolments at UK higher education institutions domiciled in European Union (EU) member states (other than the UK) is shown in the following table. Figures are provided for the academic years 1997/98 to 2010/11. Information for the 2011/12 academic year will become available from January 2013.

     

    Other EU domiciled
    (1)
    enrolments
    (2)
    , UK higher education institutions; academic years 1997/98 to 2010/11
    Academic year Enrolments


    1997/98


    92,850


    1998/99


    98,190


    1999/2000


    98,500


    2000/01


    97,395


    2001/02


    91,765


    2002/03


    90,835


    2003/04


    89,975


    2004/05


    98,855


    2005/06


    103,735


    2006/07


    108,265


    2007/08


    114,530


    2008/09


    120,265


    2009/10


    129,215


    2010/11


    134,475

    (1) Domicile refers to the country of a student’s permanent or home address prior to entry to their course. (2) Covers students in all years of study. Note: Figures are based on a snapshot as at 1 December and have been rounded to the nearest five. Source: Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) Student Record
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