Equal Opportunities

2008 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 - 2008 ENTRY
CATEGORY APPLICANTS ACCEPTANCES
Totals 2239 100% 583 100%
Female & no response 1844 82% 500 86%
Male 395 18% 83 14%

MARITAL STATUS - 2008 ENTRY
CATEGORY APPLICANTS ACCEPTANCES
Totals 2239 100% 583 100%
Divorced/Separated, Widowed 61 3% 13 2%
Single & no response 1418 63% 349 60%
Married/Co-habiting 760 34% 221 38%

DEPENDANTS - 2008 ENTRY
CATEGORY APPLICANTS ACCEPTANCES
Totals 2239 100% 583 100%
No dependants & no response 2052 92% 548 94%
Has dependants 187 8% 35 6%

RESIDENCE - 2008 ENTRY
CATEGORY APPLICANTS ACCEPTANCES
Totals 2239 100% 583 100%
UK & no response 2100 94% 568 97%
Other EU/EEA 101 5% 15 3%
Other residence 38 2%

AGE - 2008 ENTRY
CATEGORY APPLICANTS ACCEPTANCES
Totals 2239 100% 583 100%
20-24 years 765 34% 170 29%
25-29 years & no response 960 43% 305 52%
30-34 years 284 13% 67 11%
35-39 years 120 5% 24 4%
40-44 years 62 3% 17 3%
45-49 years 29 1%
50 and over 19 1%

DISABILITY - 2008 ENTRY
CATEGORY APPLICANTS ACCEPTANCES
Totals 2239 100% 583 100%
No disability & no response 2060 92% 539 92%
Dyslexia 80 4% 21 4%
Unseen Disability 44 2% 10 2%
Blind/partially sighted, Personal care support, Disabled (not specified) 5 0% 8 1%
Deaf/hearing impairment 6 0%
Mental health difficulties 6 0%
Wheelchair user/mobility difficulties 8 0%
Two or more disabilities 11 0%
Other disability 19 1% 5 1%
Total with a disability 179 8% 44 8%

ETHNICITY - 2008 ENTRY
CATEGORY APPLICANTS ACCEPTANCES
Totals 2239 100% 583 100%
Indian 64 3% 15 3%
Bangladeshi 11 0% 6 1%
Pakistani 38 2%
Other Asian background 14 1%6 1%
Asian (not specified) 21 1%
Total in the Asian/Asian British/Asian English/Asian Scottish/Asian Welsh group 148 7% 27 5%
White and Asian 19 1% 7 1%
White and Black African 7 0% 7 1%
White and Black Caribbean 10 0%
Other Mixed background, Mixed (not specified) 25 1% 6 1%
Total in the Mixed group 61 3% 20 3%
British (white) 441 20% 105 18%
English & no response 870 39% 278 48%
Scottish 118 5% 42 7%
Welsh 59 3% 14 2%
Other British (white) 59 3% 8 1%
Irish 77 3% 24 4%
Other White 195 9% 35 6%
White (not specified) 113 5% 20 3%
Total in the White group 1932 86% 526 90%
Caribbean 21 1% 5 1%
African 23 1% 5 1%
Other Black background, Black (not specified) 15 1%
Chinese 18 1%
Middle Eastern/North African 8 0%
Other ethnic background, Other ethnicity (not specified) 13 1%
Total in the Black/Black British/Black English/Black Scottish/Black Welsh group and in the Other Ethnicity group 98 4% 10 2%