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Parliamentary Debates and Questions

S5W-05821: Maurice Corry (West Scotland)

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

Date lodged: 20 December 2016

To ask the Scottish Government how many college places have been made available in the West Scotland parliamentary region in each year since 2005, broken down by (a) college and (b) local authority area.

Answered by: Shirley-Anne Somerville 17 January 2017

Data for West College Scotland, Ayrshire College and New College Lanarkshire are included in the following tables as New College Lanarkshire has a campus in Kirkintilloch and Ayrshire College has campuses in Irvine and Kilwinning.

FTEs (Full-Time Equivalents) at West College Scotland by Local Authority of residence

 

2005-06

2006-07

2007-08

2008-09

2009-10

2010-11

2011-12

2012-13

2013-14

2014-15

Renfrewshire

2,992

2,926

2,978

3,010

3,121

3,154

3,047

2,784

2,709

3,026

Inverclyde

2,521

2,329

2,273

2,416

2,328

2,340

2,129

2,108

2,233

2,195

Glasgow

1,732

1,734

1,657

1,724

1,781

1,935

2,040

1,851

1,856

1,923

West Dunbartonshire

1,332

1,475

1,494

1,479

1,510

1,564

1,513

1,324

1,384

1,622

Argyll and Bute

760

730

673

673

707

655

691

569

585

521

North Ayrshire

738

612

672

587

536

578

574

494

471

461

East Renfrewshire

399

388

378

371

341

369

332

343

349

335

East Dunbartonshire

204

234

222

213

238

236

236

192

191

245

South Lanarkshire

187

173

190

149

151

161

159

167

194

226

North Lanarkshire

164

126

140

115

109

134

138

178

213

219

East Ayrshire

83

87

72

64

68

85

94

78

83

107

Edinburgh

47

29

26

23

39

31

30

47

63

88

South Ayrshire

63

59

76

68

76

74

70

61

72

77

Dumfries and Galloway

26

36

52

47

57

43

47

54

93

52

Fife

20

14

21

26

33

43

52

57

101

51

Highlands

31

45

52

42

75

58

67

60

78

51

Falkirk

30

29

32

31

30

33

32

28

62

46

Stirling

23

36

41

43

47

41

46

43

51

36

West Lothian

19

13

13

16

24

36

31

17

25

35

Dundee

4

6

10

14

15

33

28

18

21

27

Aberdeenshire

28

16

17

25

28

23

27

26

54

25

East Lothian

17

10

10

10

19

12

14

19

22

23

Perth and Kinross

15

13

13

24

22

23

20

22

29

23

Aberdeen

19

15

20

16

20

18

15

13

19

17

Angus

6

15

20

24

29

34

49

33

65

17

Other

122

74

154

137

186

164

90

109

130

61

Total

11,579

11,223

11,309

11,345

11,591

11,875

11,571

10,697

11,151

11,510

Source: Scottish Funding Council (SFC)

FTE includes SFC and ESF (European Social Fund) funded places.

LA is based on students postcode prior to study

FTEs (Full-Time Equivalents) at New College Lanarkshire by Local Authority of residence

 

2005-06

2006-07

2007-08

2008-09

2009-10

2010-11

2011-12

2012-13

2013-14

2014-15

North Lanarkshire

4,488

4,861

5,226

5,271

5,340

5,503

5,503

5,266

5,656

5,781

South Lanarkshire

1,677

1,931

1,987

1,924

2,013

1,979

1,836

1,874

2,050

1,954

Glasgow

309

422

501

457

414

472

500

533

563

583

East Dunbartonshire

265

298

367

341

339

304

310

325

289

309

Falkirk

72

96

101

119

167

151

184

185

244

260

West Lothian

35

39

45

36

44

46

65

80

81

105

Stirling

18

16

21

23

31

25

28

32

38

37

Edinburgh

13

10

25

13

10

8

11

24

32

36

East Renfrewshire

34

16

24

24

19

17

11

29

26

35

Fife

11

8

7

11

16

14

5

10

19

34

Renfrewshire

24

26

31

26

20

22

21

31

35

29

East Ayrshire

29

34

30

18

12

22

15

13

19

22

West Dunbartonshire

41

55

24

14

15

11

10

26

22

20

South Ayrshire

38

45

21

16

10

15

13

20

19

19

North Ayrshire

12

13

15

12

12

15

10

10

17

18

Dumfries and Galloway

8

6

13

10

15

10

7

12

19

16

Clackmannanshire

4

5

5

6

7

8

9

12

14

16

Argyll and Bute

4

7

13

19

13

13

6

15

15

16

Other

87

82

158

101

99

42

60

88

99

65

Total

7,171

7,969

8,613

8,439

8,596

8,675

8,604

8,584

9,257

9,354

Source: Scottish Funding Council (SFC)

FTE includes SFC and ESF (European Social Fund) funded places.

LA is based on students postcode prior to study

New College Lanarkshire has a campus in Kirkintilloch

FTEs (Full-Time Equivalents) at Ayrshire College by Local Authority of residence

 

2005-06

2006-07

2007-08

2008-09

2009-10

2010-11

2011-12

2012-13

2013-14

2014-15

East Ayrshire

2,607

2,743

2,669

2,791

2,904

2,896

2,866

2,902

3,110

3,252

North Ayrshire

3,293

3,219

3,059

3,274

3,362

3,471

3,278

3,122

3,154

3,227

South Ayrshire

2,342

2,339

2,278

2,278

2,192

2,139

2,091

2,011

2,217

2,327

Dumfries and Galloway

57

79

64

71

72

94

111

121

130

114

Renfrewshire

88

137

117

124

141

129

159

167

152

99

Glasgow

46

85

118

87

53

55

48

74

78

53

Inverclyde

124

118

128

102

92

130

152

150

124

32

South Lanarkshire

23

64

55

31

29

23

20

20

21

20

East Renfrewshire

16

33

25

17

16

35

39

22

17

16

Other

93

620

524

218

178

165

127

125

99

55

Total

8,689

9,438

9,037

8,992

9,039

9,136

8,893

8,714

9,101

9,195

Source: Scottish Funding Council (SFC)

FTE includes SFC and ESF (European Social Fund) funded places.

LA is based on students postcode prior to study

Ayrshire college has campuses in Kilwinning and Irvine