Number of study visas issued in the United Kingdom 2005-2018 by type

In 2018 there were over 355 thousand study visas issued in the United Kingdom, of which 241 thousand were general study and 114 thousand were short-term. There was a noticeable drop in the number of student visas granted between 2009 and 2012, although the number of short term study visas continued to increase.

Number of study visas issued in the United Kingdom from 2005 to 2018, by type

General studyShort-term
2018241.05114.2
2017223.26106.84
2016207.187.35
2015210.3162.61
2014220.0473.61
2013218.6377.6
2012209.7568.35
2011261.8761.41
2010285.5449.19
2009303.3637.7
2008231.9842.24
2007213.0533.14
2006211.1123.22
2005191.5815.83
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Release date

February 2019

Region

United Kingdom

Survey time period

2005 to 2018

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