Equal Opportunities

2005 Entry

The tables below cover applicants for NHS clinical psychology training places. (People currently training as clinical psychologists are employed by the NHS. These arrangements may be amended for candidates entering training in 2020, but this is unclear at this stage. Please see the Funding page for more information.)

The tables include data from applicants who gave their authorisation for it to be made public. Some applicants who gave their authorisation preferred not to give details for particular questions. They have been included with the largest category in each section. Some categories with small numbers are grouped together to maintain anonymity.

GENDER - 2005 ENTRY
CATEGORY APPLICANTS ACCEPTANCES
Totals 2074 100% 579 100%
Female & no response 1773 85% 493 85%
Male 301 15% 86 15%

MARITAL STATUS - 2005 ENTRY
CATEGORY APPLICANTS ACCEPTANCES
Totals 2074 100% 579 100%
Divorced/Separated, Widowed 46 2% 6 1%
Single & no response 1348 65% 367 63%
Married/Co-habiting 680 33% 206 36%

DEPENDANTS - 2005 ENTRY
CATEGORY APPLICANTS ACCEPTANCES
Totals 2074 100% 579 100%
No dependants & no response 1874 90% 544 94%
Has dependants 200 10% 35 6%

RESIDENCE - 2005 ENTRY
CATEGORY APPLICANTS ACCEPTANCES
Totals 2074 100% 579 100%
UK & no response 1928 93% 567 98%
Other EU/EEA 109 5% 12 2%
Other residence 37 2%

AGE - 2005 ENTRY
CATEGORY APPLICANTS ACCEPTANCES
Totals 2074 100% 579 100%
20-24 years 849 41% 228 39%
25-29 years & no response 774 37% 257 44%
30-34 years 228 11% 57 10%
35-39 years 117 6% 26 4%
40-44 years 65 3% 11 2%
45-49 years 32 2%
50-54 years 9 0%
55 and over 0 0%

DISABILITY - 2005 ENTRY
CATEGORY APPLICANTS ACCEPTANCES
Totals 2074 100% 579 100%
No disability 1948 94% 555 96%
Dyslexia 43 2% 6 1%
Unseen disability 38 2% 9 2%
Blind/partially sighted, Deaf/hearing impairment, Personal care support, Disabled (not specified) 9 0% 9 2%
Mental health difficulties 6 0%
Wheelchair user/mobility difficulties 10 0%
Two or more disabilities 6 0%
Other disability 14 1%
Total with a disability 126 6% 24 4%

ETHNICITY - 2005 ENTRY
CATEGORY APPLICANTS ACCEPTANCES
Totals 2074 100% 579 100%
British (white) 425 20% 120 21%
English & no response 754 36% 230 40%
Scottish 119 6% 48 8%
Welsh 70 3% 20 3%
Other British (white) 99 5% 37 6%
Irish 77 4% 15 3%
Other White background 157 8% 34 6%
White (not specified) 125 6% 26 4%
Total in the White group 1826 88% 530 92%
White and Asian 18 1% 6 1%
White and Black African 6 0% 9 2%
White and Black Caribbean 5 0%
Other Mixed background, Mixed (not specified) 14 1%
Total in the Mixed group 43 2% 15 3%
Indian 69 3% 11 2%
Pakistani 29 1% 6 1%
Bangladeshi 8 0% 6 1%
Other Asian background 15 1%
Asian (not specified) 15 1%
Total in the Asian/Asian British/Asian English/Asian Scottish/Asian Welsh group 136 7% 23 4%
African 17 1% 5 1%
Caribbean 13 1%
Other Black background, Black (not specified) 13 1% 6 1%
Chinese 10 0%
Middle Eastern/North African 6 0%
Other ethnic background, Other ethnicity (not specified) 10 0%
Total in the Black/Black British/Black English/Black Scottish/Black Welsh group and in the Other Ethnicity group 69 3% 11 2%