Consolidated Time Series Data


Time series data is a collection of observations of well-defined data items obtained through repeated measurements over time.

Time series spreadsheets published on this page provide historical data collected through the Higher Education Research Data Collection (HERDC) and Higher Education Student Data Collection (HESDC) that have been used in the calculation of research block grants (RBG) allocations.

The following time series data are available.

Ongoing time series

Name of the Data Set Years
Research Block Grants Allocations 2001-2020
HERDC Research Income 1994-2018
Higher Degree By Research Student Completions 1989-2018

Discontinued time series data used in the calculation of pre-2017 RBG allocations

Name of the Data Set Years
Research Training Scheme Student Load 2004-2014
HERDC Research Publications 1995-2014