Benchmarks & averages

Our insights reports help you benchmark your performance against other similar providers or national averages.  Here we uncover some of our key benchmarks and gradings within our insights reports.  

Keep checking back, this section changes regularly, but we will retain an archive if the value is changed.

Benchmarks and averages

Benchmarks and averages

What's the average Recruitment E-Factor?


This calculation is done when we do an individual college audit, so it builds over time. However based on our current calculations it is:

Average Recruitment E-Factor: 27%
Averages and benchmarks ref: AB--PCON-1019 Last updated: 25/06/21









Parliamentary Constituency Averages

How many post-16 providers are there in any parlimentary constituency?


This depends on the level of detail you are interested in and what you would consider to be the minimum number of students enrolling or the market share achieved by the provider. We have numberous ways of grading and segmenting post-16 providers. You can find out more details about those, and all our associations and link gradings, in The Library. We hope this helps you understand our reports: 16-18 Classroom Learning Average of all providers with a market share: Average of major providers (over 2% market share): Average of minor providers (over 1% under 2% market share): Average less significant providers (under 1% market share): Averages and benchmarks ref: Last updated:




How many schools, on average, are there in a Parlimentary Constituency and how many have a Sixth Form?


12 Secondary Schools 7 Secondary Schools have a Sixth Form on average
5.4 have not got a Sixth Form Average of all English funded Secondary Schools aggregated to Parlimentary Constituency rounded to nearest integer.





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Recruitment e-Factor

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A mathematical formula to help you prioritise the approach to your feeder schools based on the value they may offer you and the resistance you might receive.