Enrolment numbers at the public university Spain 2008/2009 to 2016/2017, by studies

This statistic displays the number of students registered at public universities in Spain from the academic year 2008/2009 to 2016/2017, by field of study. During the period of time under consideration, most of Spanish public university students were studying at the social and legal sciences faculty, with figures reaching approximately 570 thousand potential graduates in the 2016/2017 academic year. Science is the least popular field of study at public universities, with roughly 90 thousand students in the whole of Spain in 2017.

Number of students registered at public universities in Spain from the school year 2008/2009 to 201/2017, by field of study**

Social & legal sciencesEngineering & architectureArts & humanitiesHealth sciencesSciences
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2008 to 2017

Supplementary notes

* Provisional data

** Figures have been calculated using data from the source.

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