HC Deb 15 March 1982 vol 20 c42W
Mr. Whitehead

asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science if he will publish the most recently available statistics of the numbers of full-time students housed in (a) college halls of residence, (b) parental homes and (c) privately-rented accommodation in (i) universities, (ii) polytechnics and (iii) colleges of education and higher education.

Mr. Waldegrave

The number of full-time students in universities in Great Britain by type of residence are given below for 1980–81, the latest year available. No information is available in respect of public sector establishments of further education.

In colleges or halls of residence 138,769
In lodgings or flats 106,731
Living at home 42,548
Other 10,632
Total 298,680