Equal Opportunities

2012 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 - 2012 ENTRY
CATEGORY APPLICANTS ACCEPTANCES
Totals 3716 100% 574 100%
Female & no response 3074 83% 486 85%
Male 642 17% 88 15%

SEXUAL ORIENTATION - 2012 ENTRY
CATEGORY APPLICANTS ACCEPTANCES
Totals 3716 100% 574 100%
Bisexual 63 2% 12 2%
Gay man 54 1% 10 2%
Gay woman/lesbian, Other sexual orientation 48 1% 7 1%
Heterosexual/straight & no response 3551 96% 545 95%

MARITAL STATUS - 2012 ENTRY
CATEGORY APPLICANTS ACCEPTANCES
Totals 3716 100% 574 100%
Divorced/Separated, Widowed 72 2% 6 1%
Single & no response 2490 67% 371 65%
Married/Civil partnership/Co-habiting 1154 31% 197 34%

DEPENDANTS - 2012 ENTRY
CATEGORY APPLICANTS ACCEPTANCES
Totals 3716 100% 574 100%
No dependants & no response 3323 89% 526 92%
Has dependants 393 11% 48 8%

RESIDENCE - 2012 ENTRY
CATEGORY APPLICANTS ACCEPTANCES
Totals 3716 100% 574 100%
UK & no response 3427 92% 554 97%
Other EU/EEA 235 6% 20 3%
Other residence 54 1%

AGE - 2012 ENTRY
CATEGORY APPLICANTS ACCEPTANCES
Totals 3716 100% 574 100%
20-24 years 1243 33% 153 27%
25-29 years & no response 1607 43% 319 56%
30-34 years 479 13% 69 12%
35-39 years 201 5% 23 4%
40-44 years 118 3% 10 2%
45-49 years 50 1%
50 and over 18 0%

RELIGION - 2012 ENTRY
CATEGORY APPLICANTS ACCEPTANCES
Totals 3716 100% 574 100%
No religion & no response 2253 61% 383 67%
Christian - Protestant 363 10% 65 11%
Christian - Roman Catholic 404 11% 53 9%
Christian - Other 293 8% 29 5%
Hindu 54 1% 5 1%
Jewish 30 1% 7 1%
Muslim 137 4% 12 2%
Sikh 39 1% 6 1%
Buddhist 32 1%
Baha'i, Jain 5 0%
Other religion 62 2% 9 2%
Religion (not specified) 44 1% 5 1%
Total with a religion 1463 39% 191 33%

DISABILITY - 2012 ENTRY
CATEGORY APPLICANTS ACCEPTANCES
Totals 3716 100% 574 100%
No disability & no response 3399 91% 522 91%
Dyslexia 153 4% 26 5%
Unseen disability 60 2% 9 2%
Blind/partially sighted 7 0% 5 1%
Deaf/hearing impairment 14 0%
Mental health difficulties 11 0% 6 1%
Wheelchair user/mobility difficulties 9 0%
Two or more disabilities 21 1%
Personal care support required, Other disability, Disabled (not specified) 42 1% 6 1%
Total with a disability 317 9% 52 9%

ETHNICITY - 2012 ENTRY
CATEGORY APPLICANTS ACCEPTANCES
Totals 3716 100% 574 100%
Indian 134 4% 7 1%
Bangladeshi 21 1% 7 1%
Pakistani 64 2%
Other Asian background 45 1% 6 1%
Asian (not specified) 15 0%
Total in the Asian/Asian British/Asian English/Asian Scottish/Asian Welsh group 279 8% 20 3%
African 72 2% 9 2%
Caribbean 42 1%
Other Black background 8 0%
Black (not specified) 5 0%
Total in the Black/Black British/Black English/Black Scottish/Black Welsh group 127 3% 9 2%
White and Asian 28 1% 5 1%
White and Black African 14 0% 6 1%
White and Black Caribbean 25 1%
Other Mixed background 53 1% 10 2%
Mixed (not specified) 6 0%
Total in the Mixed group 126 3% 21 4%
British English & no response 1957 53% 363 63%
British Scottish 168 5% 31 5%
British Welsh 95 3% 20 3%
Other British (white) 67 2% 8 1%
Irish 224 6% 37 6%
Other White background 404 11% 37 6%
White (not specified) 171 5% 22 4%
Total in the White group 3086 83% 518 90%
Chinese 25 1% 6 1%
Middle Eastern/North African 29 1%
Other ethnic background, Other ethnicity (not specified) 44 1%
Total in the Other Ethnicity group 98 3% 6 1%