UK undergraduates ethnic breakdown

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Dear Imperial College London,

Please tell me the ethnic breakdown of incoming UK undergraduates for the years 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017.

Yours faithfully,

Daniel Lawrence

Dear Imperial College London,

I would like to clarify that I mean non-medic incoming undergraduates.

Yours faithfully,

Daniel Lawrence

IMPFOI, Imperial College London

Dear Mr Lawrence,

This is to acknowledge receipt of your request below, made under the Freedom of Information Act. The College aims to respond to your request within twenty working days of receipt of your request.

We will contact you again in due course.

Kind regards,
Alex Fisher

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IMPFOI, Imperial College London

Dear Mr Lawrence,

 

Thank you for your recent FOI request.

 

Please tell me the ethnic breakdown of incoming UK undergraduates for the
years 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017.

 

I meant to specify that I mean non-medic incoming undergraduates.

 

Please find below the College's response to your questions.

 

Ethnicity 2014/2015 2015/2016 2016/2017 2017/2018
Arab * * 10 13
Asian or
Asian
British -
Bangladeshi 9 9 13 9
Asian or
Asian
British -
Indian 86 95 83 114
Asian or
Asian
British -
Pakistani 13 19 22 21
Chinese 65 76 69 69
Other Asian
background 31 29 37 43
Black or
Black
British or
other Black
Background 17 13 27 42
Mixed -
White and
Asian 37 50 43 43
Other Mixed
background 21 35 29 22
White 482 588 565 547
Other
ethnic
background 13 11 13 12
Prefer not
to say 15 19 23 25
Not known 30 * * 9

 

Please note that ‘not known’ means either the student selected this option
or that the data is not held by the College for those individuals.

 

Figures of five or fewer have been replaced with an asterisk. This is
because, due to the small numbers involved, individuals may otherwise be
identifiable from the data provided. This information is therefore exempt
from disclosure under Section 40 (2) of the Freedom of Information Act,
which states that "any information to which a request for information
relates is also exempt information if - (a) it constitutes personal data."

 

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Kind regards,

Alex Fisher

 

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