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Future post-secondary first-year student numbers in Hong Kong

(Committee on Self-financing post-secondary education, Education Bureau, January 2013)

Supply and Demand in the Coming Years

 
2012
2013
2014
2015
2016
2017
2018
2019
No. of Eligible Graduates (Note)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
   S7
27 300
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
   SS3(a)
47 800
~ 47 000
~ 45 000
~ 43 000
~ 39 000
~ 36 000
~ 36 000
~ 33 000
   SS3(b)
26 400
~ 26 000
~ 24 000
~ 23 000
~ 21 000
~ 20 000
~ 19 000
~ 18 000
No. of Places
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Undergraduate Programmes
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
   Publicly-funded
30 300
~ 15 200
 ~ 15 200
~ 15 200
~ 15 200
~ 15 200
~ 15 200
~ 15 200
   Self-financing
7 900
~ 6 700
~ 7 100
~ 7 500
~ 8 000
~ 8 000
~ 8 000
~ 8 000
Sub-degree Programmes
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
   Publicly-funded
10 863
~ 10 000
~ 10 000
~ 10 000
~ 10 000
~ 10 000
~ 10 000
~ 10 000
   Self-financing
32 589
~ 24 700
 ~ 24 500
~ 24 300
 ~ 24 100
~ 24 100
~ 24 100
~ 24 100
Total Local
Post-secondary Opportunities
  81 652
 ~ 56 600
 ~ 56 800
 ~ 57 000
 ~ 57 300
 ~ 57 300
 ~ 57 300
 ~ 57 300

Note

  1. S7 graduates attain 1 A level / 2 AS
  2. SS3(a) graduates attain 5 “Level 2” (incl. Chi & Eng) or better in HKDSE
  3. SS3(b) graduates attain core subjects at 3322 or better in HKDSE
  4. The UGC-funded undergraduate places include places for non-JUPAS applicants (around 20%)
  5. There are also non-HKDSE graduates applying for articulation to post-secondary education

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Modified Date: Jul 15, 2014