This is a Statistical First Release providing a historic time series of initial participtation rates for 17-30 year old English domiciled first-time entrants to Higher Education courses since 1999/2000. This is the annual update to the SFR last issued on 14 April 2005, which included participation rates up to a provisional 2003/04 figure. This release provides a final (subject to revisions in demographic data) figure for 2003/04 and a provisional figure for 2004/05.

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Jessica Ashton
Telephone: 01325 392605
Email: Jessica.Ashton@bis.gsi.gov.uk