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Equality in higher education: statistical report 2014

Charting the equality challenges for, and successes of, the higher education sector across the UK

Students-front-coverUsing data from the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA),Equality in higher education: statistical report 2014 aims to focus attention on areas where the higher education sector needs to act to achieve an inclusive culture for all staff and students.

The  report presents an analysis of the gender, ethnicity, disability and age profiles of the higher education workforce (Part 1: staff) and full and part-time students (Part 2: students) during the 2012/13 academic year.

For the first time, this addition presents high level findings on institutional collection and return rates of staff gender identity, religion and belief and sexual orientation data.

Downloadable data tables

To help you access and analyse the data, all of the tables presented in this report are also available to download in Excel format.

Where appropriate, the tables also provide additional detail including total counts and percentages.

We have also produced a suite of infographics representing some of the key statistics in both the student and staff reports. Please use them in your presentations, social media and online.