To ask the Secretary of State for Innovation, Universities and Skills how many universities on average each (a) prospective student from an unskilled background and (b) other prospective student applied to enter in the latest period for which figures are available.
The latest available information is shown in the table.
|English domiciled applicants to full-time undergraduate courses:year of entry 2007|
|Average number of institutions applied to|
|Higher managerial and professional occupations||4.86|
|Lower managerial and professional occupations||4.56|
|Small employers and own account workers||4.39|
|Lower supervisory and technical occupations||4.34|
|Semi routine occupations||4.06|