Equality data

At the University of Leicester, our strategic aim is to recognise and value diversity, ensure equality of opportunity, and enable all staff and students to flourish. We have a strong and well-established commitment to advancing gender equality.

Gender pay gap

The University's gender pay gap information, as published on the Government website is:

  • Women’s hourly rate is 24.1% lower (mean) and 22.7% lower (median)
  • Top salary quartile has 61.4% men and 38.6% women
  • Upper middle salary quartile has 45.3% men and 54.7% women
  • Lower middle salary quartile has 37.7% men and 62.3% women
  • Lower salary quartile has 35.1% men and 64.9% women
  • Women’s bonus pay is 56.3% lower (mean) and 0% lower (median)
  • 7.6% of men and 4.8% of women received bonus pay

More information is available in the University's full Gender Pay Gap Report (PDF) and Gender Pay Gap FAQs. (PDF)

Student equality data

This information gives an overall indication of the position of the University with respect to those protected characteristics about which data is currently collected. This information is published in fulfilment of the specific duties for public bodies contained in the Equality Act 2010.

Staff equality data

This information gives an overall indication of the position of the University with respect to those protected characteristics about which data is currently collected. This information is published in fulfilment of the specific duties for public bodies contained in the Equality Act 2010.