International students who remain in the United Kingdom upon completion of their studies make a sizeable contribution to the economy when they enter the labour market
. A major report
from the Higher Education Policy Institute (Hepi) and the consultancy London Economics found that total post-graduation tax revenues
associatied with international students in the 2016/17 cohort amounted to £3.2 billion in extra tax revenues.
The following infographic provides an overview of their contribution with £1,043 million coming in income tax. It also includes £716 million in employee National Insurance contributions, £822 million in employer National Insurance contributions and £592 million in VAT contributions.