Written question answered on Friday 15 December 2017
Simon Hoare MP (Conservative) asked the Secretary of State for Education, what estimate he has made of the net contribution foreign students studying in the UK made to the economy in each of the last three years.
Answered on 15 December 2017 by Joseph Johnson, Minister of State for Universities:
The table below shows the estimated contribution international students have made to the UK economy, in tuition fees and living expenditure, for the last three years of available data. The estimates for 2015 will be published in early 2018 and the estimates for 2016 will be published in Autumn 2018.
International student’s  contribution to the UK economy in tuition fees and living expenditure, 2012 to 2014, current prices. [Source: Department for Education Research Report, July 2017, UK revenue from education related exports and transnational education activity 2010-2014.]
1 This estimate includes Higher Education, Further Education, Independent Schools and English Language Training students.
- Posted by Rhys Newcombe-Jones
- On 18/12/2017