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Universities: Migrant Workers

Question for Department for Education

UIN 130627, tabled on 1 March 2018

To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what proportion of staff employed by UK Universities are citizens of (a) another EU member state (b) a non-EU state.

Answered on

9 March 2018

The Higher Education Statistics Agency collects and publishes statistics on staff employed at UK Higher Education Institutions (HEIs). Annual statistics on staff employed by HEIs are published under the following link:

https://www.hesa.ac.uk/data-and-analysis/statistical-first-releases.

In the academic year 2016/17, 12% of staff with known nationality were EU nationals and 8% were non-EU nationals at UK HEIs.