The data requested are as follows. The figures show the net institutional expenditure per student at universities (Great Britain) and polytechnics (England) in cash terms.
Net institutional expenditure1 per student Financial year (£) 1979–80 1987–88 Universities1 3,074 5,719 Polytechnics2 2,515 3,356 1 The figures for universities are based on recurrent expenditure financed by UGC grants and tuition fee income for home and overseas students. The figures for polytechnics are net recurrent institutional expenditure per full-time student. Institutional expen-diture includes direct and indirect costs of providing tuition but excludes financing cost of capital expenditure. 2 Standard weightings have been used to calculate numbers of full-time equivalent students.