Forecasts of student numbers, student loan expenditure and student loan repayments in England.


Student loan forecasts, England 2019 to 2020

Student loan forecasts, England 2019 to 2020: quality and methodology information

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Pre-release access list: student loan forecasts 2019 to 2020



This publication contains forecasts for higher education and further education student loans in England. These include forecasts for:

  • student loan outlay
  • student loan repayments
  • student numbers
  • the proportion of student loan outlay that is subsidised by the government, known as the resource accounting and budgeting (RAB) charge
  • the proportion of loan borrowers expected to fully repay their loans
  • the total outstanding balances on student loans

Published 24 September 2020