Edinburgh, University of

University of Edinburgh

contributes
£3,300 million

to the UK economy.


Contributes
£1,420 million

to the local economy.

This is part of the estimated
£2,000 million

contributed by higher education to the city of Edinburgh.

It directly employs
10,480
people.

But it actually creates
21,306
local jobs.

And in total it generates
37,000
UK jobs.

There are
34,275
students.

It's behind
54
graduate start-up businesses.

It also supports
3,947
other organisations through knowledge exchange.


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UK parliamentary constituency for University of Edinburgh:
Edinburgh East


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Note: all employment figures presented are Full-Time Equivalents. This means that part-time workers are counted pro-rata based on the proportion of full-time hours that they work. This enables a common currency to be established, which adjusts for working hours of staff across universities as well as of other workers.



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