Equal Opportunities

2006 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 - 2006 ENTRY
CATEGORY APPLICANTS ACCEPTANCES
Totals 2391 100% 550 100%
Female & no response 2037 85% 472 86%
Male 354 15% 78 14%

MARITAL STATUS - 2006 ENTRY
CATEGORY APPLICANTS ACCEPTANCES
Totals 2391 100% 550 100%
Divorced/Separated, Widowed 49 2% 10 2%
Single & no response 1551 65% 334 61%
Married/Co-habiting 791 33% 206 37%

DEPENDANTS - 2006 ENTRY
CATEGORY APPLICANTS ACCEPTANCES
Totals 2391 100% 550 100%
No dependants & no response 2160 90% 510 93%
Has dependants 231 10% 40 7%

RESIDENCE - 2006 ENTRY
CATEGORY APPLICANTS ACCEPTANCES
Totals 2391 100% 550 100%
UK & no response 2245 94% 544 99%
Other EU/EEA 104 4% 6 1%
Other residence 42 2%

AGE - 2006 ENTRY
CATEGORY APPLICANTS ACCEPTANCES
Totals 2391 100% 550 100%
20-24 years & no response 933 39% 201 37%
25-29 years 924 39% 248 45%
30-34 years 285 12% 61 11%
35-39 years 130 5% 26 5%
40-44 years 63 3% 14 3%
45-49 years 39 2%
50 and over 17 1%

DISABILITY - 2006 ENTRY
CATEGORY APPLICANTS ACCEPTANCES
Totals 2391 100% 550 100%
No disability & no response 2250 94% 526 96%
Dyslexia 51 2% 7 1%
Unseen disability 45 2% 7 1%
Deaf/hearing impairment 12 1% 10 2%
Wheelchair user/mobility difficulties 7 0%
Blind/partially sighted, Personal care support, Mental health difficulties, Disabled (not specified) 8 0%
Two or more disabilities 8 0%
Other disability 10 0%
Total with a disability 141 6% 24 4%

ETHNICITY - 2006 ENTRY
CATEGORY APPLICANTS ACCEPTANCES
Totals 2391 100% 550 100%
Indian 86 4% 16 3%
Bangladeshi 8 0% 11 2%
Pakistani 29 1%
Other Asian background 15 1%
Asian (not specified) 14 1%
Total in the Asian/Asian British/Asian English/Asian Scottish/Asian Welsh group 152 6% 27 5%
British (white) 560 23% 151 27%
English & no response 843 35% 215 39%
Scottish 147 6% 37 7%
Welsh 67 3% 17 3%
Other British (white) 62 3% 13 2%
Irish 98 4% 16 3%
Other White background 191 8% 28 5%
White (not specified) 128 5% 23 4%
Total in the White group 2096 88% 500 91%
Other Mixed background, Mixed (not specified) 25 1% 5 1%
White and Asian 24 1% 10 2%
White and Black African 5 0% 8 1%
White and Black Caribbean 11 0%
African 17 1%
Caribbean 13 1%
Other Black background, Black (not specified) 15 1%
Chinese 14 0%
Middle Eastern/North African 6 0%
Other ethnic background, Other ethnicity (not specified) 13 0%
Total in the Mixed group, in the Black/Black British/Black English/Black Scottish/Black Welsh group and in the Other Ethnicity group 143 6% 23 4%