HC Deb 23 June 1993 vol 227 c225W
Mr. Llwyd

To ask the Secretary of State for Wales what was the total amount spent on each student in the university of Wales and university of Glamorgan respectively, in each year since 1979; and if he will make a statement.

Sir Wyn Roberts

The total amount spent on each student in the university of Wales, since 1979–80 is as follows. Information relating to 1991–92 is not yet available. Equivalent information for the university of Glamorgan is not available centrally.

University of Wales: annual expenditure1 per full time equivalent student
Expenditure1 per full time student (£per thousand)
1979–80 2,131.6
1980–81 2,807.7
1981–82 3,013.0
1982–83 3,363.0
1983–84 3,946.1
1984–85 4,058.0
1985–86 4,248.9
1986–87 4,444.1
1987–88 4,530.3
1988–89 4,891.2
1989–90 4,996.2
1991–92 5,241.3
1 Expenditure is defined as that relating to all cost centres including departmental recurrent expenditure (specific expenditure and that from general income) and that on departmental equipment. Annual expenditure per student is derived by dividing the expenditure by the total full-time equivalent student load.


1979–80 "Statistics of Education; Vol. 6 Universities" published by University Grants Committee. 1980–81 onwards "University Statistics; Finance" published annually by Universities' Statistical Record.

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