The data below present information for HE staff, students and HEFCE staff split by gender, age, disability and ethnicity. We update these data annually.
Detailed sector equality data are also available from the Higher Education Statistical Agency (HESA).
The Equality Challenge Unit publishes regular sector staff and student statistical reports on equality in higher education.
We publish information about our broader approach to equality and diversity, including HEFCE policies and action plans. See more about our approach to equality and diversity.