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Pupils (Statistics)

Volume 439: debated on Monday 23 June 1947

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asked the Minister of Education the number of boys and girls, respectively, in primary and secondary schools on the latest date for which figures are available; and the number of such children who were in infants schools and departments at that time.

The following figures show the position on 1st January, 1946, the latest date for which statistics are as yet available in this particular form:

Primary SchoolsSecondary Schools
Boys1,913,525651,460
Girls1,822,155617,071
Of the pupils shown as in primary schools, 458,812 boys and 433,271 girls were in infants' schools or departments.