University applicants in the United Kingdom (UK) 2011-2019, by domicile of applicant

This statistic shows the number of applicants to universities in the United Kingdom (UK) from 2011 to 2019, by the place of domicile of the applicant. The number of applications from outside of the European Union grew steadily over this time period. In 2018, the number of UK applicants amounted to 63,690 people.

Number of university applicants* in the United Kingdom (UK) from 2011 to 2019, by domicile of applicant

EnglandNorthern IrelandScotlandWalesUKEU (excluding UK)Not EU
2019373,73017,91043,34018,850453,84043,89063,690
2018374,44018,63044,90019,100457,07043,51058,450
2017437,86020,29048,94022,530529,62049,25070,830
2016459,43021,11049,47023,740553,74051,85069,300
2015460,74020,81048,49023,550553,59048,93070,530
2014456,92020,30043,91023,450544,58045,38069,060
2013441,79020,29042,93022,660527,67043,29064,940
2012429,10019,15042,49023,240513,97041,48061,260
2011476,77020,03043,39023,920564,12047,56056,470
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Source

Release date

February 2019

Region

United Kingdom

Survey time period

2011 to 2019

Supplementary notes

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

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