University applicants in the United Kingdom (UK) 2008-2020, by domicile of applicant

As of January 2020, there were approximately 568.3 thousand applications received by the University admissions service in the United Kingdom. Of these applications, the vast majority came from within the UK (452 thousand) with 43 thousand coming from the European Union, and 73 thousand from outside the EU.

Number of university applicants in the United Kingdom (UK) from 2008 to 2020, by domicile of applicant

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Release date

March 2020


United Kingdom

Survey time period

2008 to 2020

Supplementary notes

Figures are for the number of applicants at the 15 January deadline in each year.

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