Equal Opportunities

2009 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 - 2009 ENTRY
CATEGORY APPLICANTS ACCEPTANCES
Totals 2269 100% 616 100%
Female & no response 1917 84% 526 85%
Male 352 16% 90 15%

MARITAL STATUS - 2009 ENTRY
CATEGORY APPLICANTS ACCEPTANCES
Totals 2269 100% 616 100%
Divorced/Separated, Widowed 44 2% 391 63%
Single & no response 1470 65%
Married/Civil partnership/Co-habiting 755 33% 225 37%

DEPENDANTS - 2009 ENTRY
CATEGORY APPLICANTS ACCEPTANCES
Totals 2269 100% 616 100%
No dependants & no response 2082 92% 588 95%
Has dependants 187 8% 28 5%

RESIDENCE - 2009 ENTRY
CATEGORY APPLICANTS ACCEPTANCES
Totals 2269 100% 616 100%
UK & no response 2113 93% 606 98%
Other EU/EEA 126 6% 10 2%
Other residence 30 1% 0 0%

AGE - 2009 ENTRY
CATEGORY APPLICANTS ACCEPTANCES
Totals 2269 100% 616 100%
20-24 years 794 35% 178 29%
25-29 years & no response 980 43% 335 54%
30-34 years 286 13% 68 11%
35-39 years 105 5% 25 4%
40-44 years 49 3% 10 2%
45-49 years 37 2%
50 and over 18 1%

DISABILITY - 2009 ENTRY
CATEGORY APPLICANTS ACCEPTANCES
Totals 2269 100% 616 100%
No disability & no response 2073 91% 573 93%
Dyslexia 77 3% 17 3%
Unseen disability 53 2% 12 2%
Deaf/hearing impairment 14 1% 6 1%
Mental health difficulties 10 0%
Blind/partially sighted, Wheelchair user/mobility difficulties, Personal care support required, Disabled (not specified) 8 0%
Two or more disabilities 18 1% 8 1%
Other disability 16 1%
Total with a disability 196 9% 43 7%

ETHNICITY - 2009 ENTRY
CATEGORY APPLICANTS ACCEPTANCES
Totals 2269 100% 616 100%
Indian 80 4% 18 3%
Bangladeshi 8 0% 6 1%
Pakistani 34 1%
Other Asian background 11 0% 5 1%
Asian (not specified) 8 0%
Total in the Asian/Asian British/Asian English/Asian Scottish/Asian Welsh group 141 6% 29 5%
African 24 1% 9 1%
Caribbean 22 1%
Other Black background, Black (not specified) 17 1%
Total in the Black/Black British/Black English/Black Scottish/Black Welsh group 63 3% 9 1%
White and Asian 12 1% 11 2%
White and Black African, Mixed (not specified) 9 0%
White and Black Caribbean 12 1%
Other Mixed background 36 2% 13 2%
Total in the Mixed group 69 3% 24 4%
British (white) 445 20% 123 20%
English & no response 856 39% 262 43%
Scottish 126 5% 42 7%
Welsh 67 3% 26 4%
Other British (white) 51 3% 15 2%
Irish 103 3% 25 4%
Other White background 212 9% 35 6%
White (not specified) 87 5% 20 3%
Total in the White group 1947 86% 548 89%
Chinese 17 1% 6 1%
Middle Eastern/North African 11 0%
Other ethnic background, Other ethnicity (not specified) 21 1%
Total in the Other Ethnicity group 49 2% 6 1%