Bottom 10 per cent of constituencies for university application rates

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Here is a list of the bottom 10% of constituencies for university application rates in 2017, according to data from Ucas.

The political party of the sitting MP is also listed, along with the area of the UK.

Data for Scotland is not comparable and is therefore not included.

1. Havant: 17.4% (Conservative, South-east)

2. Bristol South: 18.0% (Labour, South-west)

3. Brighton Kemptown: 18.7% (Conservative, South-east)

4. Great Yarmouth: 18.9% (Conservative, Eastern)

5. Leeds Central: 19.1% (Labour, Yorkshire & Humberside)

6. Nottingham North: 19.2% (Labour, East Midlands)

7. Swansea East: 19.2% (Labour, Wales)

8. Hastings & Rye: 19.7% (Conservative, South-east)

9. Barrow & Furness: 21.2% (Labour, North-west)

10. Portsmouth North: 21.9% (Conservative, South-east)

11. Basildon South & Thurrock East: 22.1% (Conservative, Eastern)

12. Great Grimsby: 22.1% (Labour, Yorkshire & Humberside)

13. Blaenau Gwent: 22.4% (Labour, Wales)

14. Rhondda: 22.4% (Labour, Wales)

15. Swindon North: 22.4% (Conservative, South-west)

16. Hull East: 22.5% (Labour, Yorkshire & Humberside)

17. Hull North: 22.5% (Labour, Yorkshire & Humberside)

18. Merthyr Tydfil & Rhymney: 22.5% (Labour, Wales)

19. Plymouth Moor View: 22.5% (Conservative, South-west)

20. Derby South: 22.7% (Labour, East Midlands)

21. Barnsley East: 22.9% (Labour, Yorkshire & Humberside)

22. Southampton Itchen: 23.4% (Conservative, South-east)

23. Cambridgeshire North East: 23.5% (Conservative, Eastern)

24. Bolsover: 23.6% (Labour, East Midlands)

25. Torfaen: 23.6% (Labour, Wales)

26. Scunthorpe: 23.7% (Labour, Yorkshire & Humberside)

27. Knowsley: 23.8% (Labour, North-west)

28. Aberavon: 23.9% (Labour, Wales)

29. Mansfield: 23.9% (Labour, East Midlands)

30. Ashfield: 24.0% (Labour, East Midlands)

31. Bristol East: 24.0% (Labour, South-west)

32. Birmingham Erdington: 24.2% (Labour, West Midlands)

33. Erewash: 24.2% (Conservative, East Midlands)

34. Amber Valley: 24.6% (Conservative, East Midlands)

35. Washington & Sunderland West: 24.6% (Labour, North-east)

36. Doncaster North: 24.7% (Labour, Yorkshire & Humberside)

37. Stoke-on-Trent Central: 24.7% (Labour, West Midlands)

38. Manchester Central: 24.8% (Labour, North-west)

39. Neath: 24.8% (Labour, Wales)

40. Nottingham East: 24.9% (Labour, East Midlands)

41. Rotherham: 24.9% (Labour, Yorkshire & Humberside)

42. Portsmouth South: 25.1% (Conservative, South-east)

43. Clacton: 25.2% (UK Independence Party, Eastern)

44. Exeter: 25.2% (Labour, South-west)

45. Worthing East & Shoreham: 25.2% (Conservative, South-east)

46. Ipswich: 25.3% (Conservative, Eastern)

47. Eastbourne: 25.4% (Conservative, South-east)

48. Sheffield Central: 25.6% (Labour, Yorkshire & Humberside)

49. Southampton Test: 25.7% (Labour, South-east)

50. Torbay: 25.7% (Conservative, South-west)

51. Yeovil: 25.7% (Conservative, South-west)

52. Boston & Skegness: 25.8% (Conservative, East Midlands)

53. New Forest East: 25.9% (Conservative, South-east)

54. Wentworth & Dearne: 25.9% (Labour, Yorkshire & Humberside)

55. Isle of Wight: 26.0% (Conservative, South-east)

56. Bridgwater & Somerset West: 26.1% (Conservative, South-west)

57. Waveney: 26.3% (Conservative, Eastern)

58. Dover: 26.4% (Conservative, South-east)

59. Gosport: 26.4% (Conservative, South-east)

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