Equal Opportunities

2010 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 - 2010 ENTRY
CATEGORY APPLICANTS ACCEPTANCES
Totals 2905 100% 620 100%
Female & no response 2448 84% 535 86%
Male 457 16% 85 14%

SEXUAL ORIENTATION - 2010 ENTRY
CATEGORY APPLICANTS ACCEPTANCES
Totals 2905 100% 620 100%
Bisexual 47 2% 7 1%
Gay man 33 1% 8 1%
Gay woman/lesbian, Other sexual orientation 24 1% 5 1%
Heterosexual/straight & no response 2801 96% 600 97%

MARITAL STATUS - 2010 ENTRY
CATEGORY APPLICANTS ACCEPTANCES
Totals 2905 100% 620 100%
Divorced/Separated, Widowed 61 2% 8 1%
Single & no response 1854 65% 366 59%
Married/Civil partnership/Co-habiting 990 33% 246 40%

DEPENDANTS - 2010 ENTRY
CATEGORY APPLICANTS ACCEPTANCES
Totals 2905 100% 620 100%
No dependants & no response 2652 91% 591 95%
Has dependants 253 9% 29 5%

RESIDENCE - 2010 ENTRY
CATEGORY APPLICANTS ACCEPTANCES
Totals 2905 100% 620 100%
UK & no response 2684 92% 605 98%
Other EU/EEA 181 6% 15 2%
Other residence 40 1%

AGE - 2010 ENTRY
CATEGORY APPLICANTS ACCEPTANCES
Totals 2905 100% 620 100%
20-24 years 1027 35% 189 30%
25-29 years & no response 1249 43% 326 53%
30-34 years 320 11% 63 10%
35-39 years 143 5% 24 4%
40-44 years 87 3% 8 1%
45-49 years 56 2% 10 2%
50 and over 23 1%

RELIGION - 2010 ENTRY
CATEGORY APPLICANTS ACCEPTANCES
Totals 2905 100% 620 100%
No religion & no response 1681 58% 405 65%
Christian - Protestant 364 13% 84 14%
Christian - Roman Catholic 386 13% 69 11%
Christian - Other 188 6% 21 3%
Hindu 43 1% 5 1%
Jewish 35 1% 5 1%
Muslim 87 3% 10 2%
Sikh 27 1% 9 1%
Buddhist, Baha'i, Jain 30 1%
Other religion 43 1% 6 1%
Religion (not specified) 21 1% 6 1%
Total with a religion 1224 42% 215 35%

DISABILITY - 2010 ENTRY
CATEGORY APPLICANTS ACCEPTANCES
Totals 2905 100% 620 100%
No disability & no response 2667 92% 569 92%
Dyslexia 86 3% 15 2%
Mental health difficulties 18 1% 6 1%
Unseen disability 66 2% 19 3%
Deaf/hearing impairment 9 0% 6 1%
Wheelchair user/mobility difficulties 8 0%
Other disability 25 1%
Two or more disabilities 17 1% 5 1%
Blind/partially sighted, Personal care support required, Disabled (not specified) 9 0% 0 0%
Total with a disability 238 8% 51 7%

ETHNICITY - 2010 ENTRY
CATEGORY APPLICANTS ACCEPTANCES
Totals 2905 100% 620 100%
Indian 82 3% 11 2%
Bangladeshi 16 1% 5 1%
Pakistani 33 1%
Other Asian background 17 1% 5 1%
Asian (not specified) 35 1%
Total in the Asian/Asian British/Asian English/Asian Scottish/Asian Welsh group 183 6% 21 3%
White and Asian, Mixed (not specified) 25 1% 5 1%
White and Black African, White and Black Caribbean 15 1% 7 1%
Other Mixed background 29 1%
Total in the Mixed group 69 2% 12 2%
British (white) 664 23% 153 25%
English & no response 1063 37% 282 45%
Scottish 136 5% 39 6%
Welsh 69 2% 13 2%
Other British (white) 63 2% 12 2%
Irish 161 6% 24 4%
Other White background 319 11% 46 7%
White (not specified) 36 1% 5 1%
Total in the White group 2511 86% 574 93%
African 32 1% 6 1%
Caribbean 28 1% 7 1%
Other Black background, Black (not specified) 24 1%
Chinese 23 1%
Middle Eastern/North African 14 0%
Other ethnic background, Other ethnicity (not specified) 21 1%

Total in the Black/Black British/Black English/Black Scottish/Black Welsh group and in the Other Ethnicity group

142 5% 13 2%