||<p>The latest figures published by UCAS for the 2014 application cycle show that,
as at the main UCAS deadline of 15 January, the application rate for young people
from the most disadvantaged areas in England had risen to the highest ever level (20.7%).
The detailed figures can be found at <a href="http://www.ucas.com/news-events/news/2014/2014-cycle-applicant-figures-january-deadline-2014"
latest data on ethnic background show that application rates for all ethnic groups
rose in 2014, reaching new highs for most groups. The figures can be found at <a href="http://www.ucas.com/data-analysis/analysis-notes"