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Student Loans

Volume 450: debated on Monday 16 October 2006

To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills how many people owe money to the Student Loans Company, broken down by those who owe (a) £1,000-£3,000, (b) £3,001-£6,000, (c) £6,001-£10,000, (d) £10,001-£15,000 and (e) over £15,001. (92068)

The table shows UK borrowers with publicly-owned student loans in March 2006 by bands of amount owed.

£000

Income-contingent loans

Mortgage-style loans

Less than £1,000

108.2

147.2

£1,000-£3,000

428.8

225.7

£3,001-£6,000

452.0

173.1

£6,001-£10,000

609.6

44.6

£10,001-£15,000

540.5

2.0

Greater than £15,000

152.0

All borrowers

2,291.1

592.5

Source:

Student Loans Company

The table shows all borrowers, including those not yet due to repay and those below the relevant income threshold for repayment who entered higher education up to academic year 2005/06. Borrowers are shown by the size of their loan balance in March 2006.