Equal Opportunities

2011 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 - 2011 ENTRY
CATEGORY APPLICANTS ACCEPTANCES
Totals 3411 100% 547 100%
Female & no response 2836 83% 443 81%
Male 575 17% 104 19%

SEXUAL ORIENTATION - 2011 ENTRY
CATEGORY APPLICANTS ACCEPTANCES
Totals 3411 100% 547 100%
Bisexual 50 1% 5 1%
Gay man 52 2% 10 2%
Gay woman/lesbian, Other sexual orientation 41 1% 8 1%
Heterosexual/straight & no response 3268 96% 524 96%

MARITAL STATUS - 2011 ENTRY
CATEGORY APPLICANTS ACCEPTANCES
Totals 3411 100% 547 100%
Divorced/Separated, Widowed 62 2% 336 62%
Single & no response 2183 64%
Married/Civil partnership/Co-habiting 1166 34% 211 39%

DEPENDANTS - 2011 ENTRY
CATEGORY APPLICANTS ACCEPTANCES
Totals 3411 100% 547 100%
No dependants & no response 2806 82% 480 88%
Has dependants 605 18% 67 12%

RESIDENCE - 2011 ENTRY
CATEGORY APPLICANTS ACCEPTANCES
Totals 3411 100% 547 100%
UK & no response 3148 92% 526 96%
Other EU/EEA 218 6% 21 4%
Other residence 45 1%

AGE - 2011 ENTRY
CATEGORY APPLICANTS ACCEPTANCES
Totals 3411 100% 547 100%
20-24 years 1152 34% 171 31%
25-29 years & no response 1489 44% 290 53%
30-34 years 408 12% 55 10%
35-39 years 187 5% 22 4%
40-44 years 97 3% 9 2%
45-49 years 60 2%
50 and over 18 1%

RELIGION - 2011 ENTRY
CATEGORY APPLICANTS ACCEPTANCES
Totals 3411 100% 547 100%
No religion & no response 2114 62% 383 70%
Buddhist 29 1% 5 1%
Christian - Protestant 341 10% 52 10%
Christian - Roman Catholic 371 11% 51 9%
Christian - Other 228 7% 22 4%
Hindu 52 2% 5 1%
Jewish 34 1% 9 2%
Muslim 115 3% 8 1%
Sikh 41 1% 5 1%
Baha'i, Jain, Other religion 42 1% 7 1%
Religion (not specified) 44 1%
Total with a religion 1297 38% 164 30%

DISABILITY - 2011 ENTRY
CATEGORY APPLICANTS ACCEPTANCES
Totals 3411 100% 547 100%
No disability & no response 3158 92% 507 93%
Dyslexia 116 3% 22 4%
Unseen disability 57 3% 7 1%
Blind/partially sighted 10 0% 5 1%
Deaf/hearing impairment 5 0%
Mental health difficulties 13 0%
Wheelchair user/mobility difficulties 11 0%
Two or more disabilities 17 0% 6 1%
Personal care support required, Other disability 25 1%
Disabled (not specified) 7 0%
Total with a disability 261 8% 40 7%

ETHNICITY - 2011 ENTRY
CATEGORY APPLICANTS ACCEPTANCES
Totals 3411 100% 547 100%
Indian 125 4% 15 3%
Bangladeshi 18 1% 7 1%
Pakistani 54 2%
Other Asian background 36 1%
Asian (not specified) 13 0%
Total in the Asian/Asian British/Asian English/Asian Scottish/Asian Welsh group 246 7% 22 4%
African 52 2% 5 1%
Caribbean 35 1%
Other Black background, Black (not specified) 10 0%
Total in the Black/Black British/Black English/Black Scottish/Black Welsh group 97 3% 5 1%
White and Asian 31 1% 6 1%
White and Black African 10 0% 6 1%
White and Black Caribbean 23 1%
Other Mixed background, Mixed (not specified) 48 1%
Total in the Mixed group 112 3% 12 2%
British English & no response 1824 53% 343 63%
British Scottish 180 5% 30 5%
British Welsh 89 3% 23 4%
Other British (white) 63 2% 13 2%
Irish 194 6% 32 6%
Other White background 341 10% 39 7%
White (not specified) 190 6% 22 4%
Total in the White group 2881 84% 502 92%
Chinese 15 0% 6 1%
Middle Eastern/North African 21 1%
Other ethnic background, Other ethnicity (not specified) 39 1%
Total in the Other Ethnicity group 75 2% 6 1%