REGISTRATION FACTS AND FIGURES THE REGISTER 2016

Registered Architects

(as at 31.12.16)

Of the 38,511 on the Register at the end of December 2016, 74% were male and 26% female. The number of women on the Register has increased by 1% since last year. The percentage of female architects continues to grow slowly through new admissions to the Register. In 2010 the percentage split of the Register as a whole was 81% male and 19% female.

Registered Architects

%

28,505 Male Architects

%

10,006 Female Architects

Architects residing in the UK

Architects in the UK

%

25,604 Male Architects

%

9,065 Female Architects

Location of Architects

Registered Architects in the UK

Male – 25,604 (74%)
Female –  9,065 (26%)

%

UK

%

Overseas

Registered Architects Overseas

Male – 2,902 (75%)
Female – 940 (25%)

England

Male – 21,686 (73%)
Female – 7,840 (27%)

Scotland

Male – 2,529 (75%)
Female – 863 (25%)

Wales

Male – 626 (83%)
Female – 130 (17%)

Northern Ireland

Male – 763 (77%)
Female – 232 (23%)

Year

Deaths

Resignations

Removals for non payment

Reinstatements and readmissions

New admissions

Total as at end Dec

2012

75

664

750

633

1,481

34,328 (+618)

2013

66

917

1,358

1,031

1,504

34,520 (+192)

2014

41

598

2,043

1,718

1,906

35,411 (+891)

2015

58

506

1,809

1,616

2,279

36,932 (+1,521)

2016

63

584

1433 1,214

2,507

 

38,511

 

Please note, we recently conducted a retrospective reconciliation of registration numbers over the last five years due to a reporting issue, as a consequence there have been minor restatements of the numbers in this table compared to the data presented in previous years.

The above summary does not include all status changes and year-end totals may not always reflect figures alongside.

In addition to the above, two people were erased, seven people were suspended from the Register for conduct issues, one person suspensions ended and four people were restored. 58 were removed from the Register for failing to keep an up to date registered address.

 

New admissions to the Register 2016
(Last year’s figures in brackets)

UK applicants 1,249 (1,192)

architects profileMale – 758 (61%)
Female – 491 (39%)

EU applicants 1,232 (1,072)

architects profileMale – 626 (51%)
Female – 606 (49%)

Entry through Prescribed Examination route 26 (15)

architects profileMale – 12 (46%)
Female – 14 (54%)

 Rejoining the Register

Readmissions 70 (76)

Male – 41 (59%)     Female – 29 (41%)

Reinstatements 1,144 (1,540)

Male – 853 (75%)   Female – 291 (25%)

Prescribed examination 121 (147)

Male – 68 (46%)    Female – 79 (54%)

2016 2015
Bank transfer  4,445 3,263
Cash  7 7
Direct Debit  11,440 12,074
Website  15,330 13,410
Credit card (by phone)  1,327 1,739
Cheques  3,181 3,478
Total number of fees collected  35,722* 33,971*

*Please note that this figure will differ from the Register figures due to prepayment, credit balances and refunds issued.

For the 2016 fee, there was a 14% increase in the payments taken online and a 36% increase on payments via bacs, which reflects our drive to use online tools.

Telephone Calls answered 1 January – 31 December 2016 22,018 (19,787) Average waiting time for telephone calls to be answered 14 seconds

ONLINE REGISTRATION STATISTICS

The following statistics, demonstrate the effectiveness of the online registration system.

Main routes to registration & Applications received online

Total applicants via UK route was 1,275

%

of these applied online (all apps)

Total applicants via EU route was 1,232

%

of these applied online (all apps)

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