Rt Hon Lord Lilley

    Mr Lilley: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills how many students enrolled in higher education institutions in (a) Scotland, (b) England, (c) Wales and (d) Northern Ireland were (i) UK students, (ii) domiciled in EU countries other than the UK and (iii) non-UK students in each year since 1997-98. [106523]

    Mr Willetts: The latest available information on enrolments at UK higher education institutions by country of institution and country of domicile is shown in the following table for the academic years 1997/98 to 2010/11. Information on enrolments at UK higher education institutions for the 2011/12 academic year will become available from the Higher Education Statistics Agency in January 2013.

    Enrolments (1by country of domicile (2and institution. UK higher education institutions. Academic years 1997/98 to 2010/11
      Country of domicile
    Academic yearCountry of InstitutionUKOther EUNon-EU

    1997/98

    England

    1,298,635

    74,400

    92,740

     

    Wales

    143,040

    8,525

    9,805

     

    Scotland

    80,950

    5,060

    4,665

     

    Northern Ireland

    35,960

    4,865

    905

    1998/99

    England

    1,331,270

    79,435

    92,875

     

    Wales

    83,555

    5,415

    4,550

     

    Scotland

    147,490

    8,745

    10,605

     

    Northern Ireland

    36,630

    4,595

    910

    1999/2000

    England

    1,333,405

    79,640

    97,500

     

    Wales

    86,170

    5,580

    4,400

     

    Scotland

    147,615

    9,240

    10,555

     

    Northern Ireland

    37,330

    4,040

    885

    2000/01

    England

    1,366,390

    79,270

    107,040

     

    Wales

    149,575

    8,745

    10,060

     

    Scotland

    89,415

    5,520

    4,120

     

    Northern Ireland

    38,485

    3,855

    1,110

    2001/02

    England

    1,402,540

    73,890

    117,940

     

    Wales

    94,695

    5,310

    4,675

     

    Scotland

    162,560

    9,015

    11,740

     

    Northern Ireland

    40,090

    3,555

    1,150

    2002/03

    England

    1,462,385

    72,490

    142,660

     

    Wales

    99,730

    5,215

    6,045

     

    Scotland

    161,125

    9,385

    14,400

     

    Northern Ireland

    41,705

    3,745

    1,295

    2003/04

    England

    1,523,405

    70,775

    161,250

     

    Wales

    100,860

    5,095

    6,750

     

    Scotland

    165,330

    10,240

    16,190

     

    Northern Ireland

    43,385

    3,865

    1,315

    2004/05

    England

    1,558,560

    78,365

    163,750

     

    Wales

    102,930

    5,580

    7,580

     

    Scotland

    164,400

    10,760

    16,920

     

    Northern Ireland

    44,820

    4,150

    1,325

    2005/06

    England

    1,567,270

    82,625

    164,975

     

    Wales

    101,200

    5,435

    8,295

     

    Scotland

    166,930

    11,625

    17,770

     

    Northern Ireland

    44,835

    4,050

    1,330

    2006/07

    England

    1,520,310

    86,495

    171,835

     

    Wales

    103,590

    5,695

    9,140

     

    Scotland

    168,545

    12,445

    20,020

     

    Northern Ireland

    42,010

    3,630

    1,350

    2007/08

    England

    1,577,955

    91,100

    178,100

     

    Wales

    99,390

    6,010

    9,545

     

    Scotland

    166,775

    13,825

    20,770

     

    Northern Ireland

    41,200

    3,600

    1,265

    2008/09

    England

    1,614,685

    95,475

    190,545

     

    Wales

    99,340

    6,195

    11,275

     

    Scotland

    166,680

    14,960

    22,385

     

    Northern Ireland

    41,155

    3,635

    1,730

    2009/10

    England

    1,659,980

    101,405

    214,220

     

    Wales

    98,290

    6,360

    13,650

     

    Scotland

    172,110

    17,445

    23,930

     

    Northern Ireland

    43,290

    4,005

    1,465

    2010/11

    England

    1,659,655

    106,340

    227,125

     

    Wales

    99,720

    6,185

    14,845

     

    Scotland

    167,200

    17,875

    26,490

     

    Northern Ireland

    43,605

    4,070

    1,740

    (1) Covers students in all years of study. (2) Domicile refers to the country of a student’s permanent or home address prior to entry to their course. Note: Figures are based on a snapshot as at 1 December and have been rounded to the nearest five, so components may not sum to totals. Source: Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) Student Record
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