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School Population

Volume 938: debated on Thursday 10 November 1977

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asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science whether she will list, for each education authority in England and Wales, the total school population in September 1977 and the corresponding figures for September 1976.

Figures of pupils in schools are collected only as at January of each year. The number of pupils attending either maintained or non-maintained schools in the area of each local education authority in Eng-

January 1976January 1977
Full-time pupilsPart-time pupilsFull-time pupilsPart-time pupils
Barking29,34318029,259312
Barnet52,0061,48751,7101,554
Bexley41,34748441,256521
Brent45,66449345,026791
Bromley54,75428654,810250
Croydon67,12433966,507374
Ealing51,7451,08851,2401,339
Enfield47,4051,01647,4291,247
Haringey41,1971,32240,2321,447
Harrow37,62237437,499480
Havering48,06165047,735637
Hillingdon43,4341,38043,4461,520
Hounslow35,9061,67335,9241,725
Kingston-upon-Thames22,8291,27622,8481,175
Merton29,1641,29529,1141,468
Newham43,0161,90042,3862,325
Redbridge39,98734739,766502
Richmond-upon-Thames25,6661,27125,3561,295
Sutton28,69465928,661635
Waltham Forest40,01054439,8141,062
Inner London430,93213,562420,05813,337
Birmingham224,2572,260219,8002,633
Coventry71,18985270,6071,027
Dudley57,2801,28457,1131,280
Sandwell65,4921,54065,2101,892
Solihull45,61682246,141950
Walsall60,1192,78460,4603,360
Wolverhampton57,3882,03557,0262,655
Knowsley47,32546446,155645
Liverpool118,4352,732114,9203,145
St. Helens39,88347739,764858
Sefton66,9361,31566,4061,511
Wirral72,8301,39272,7211,411
Bolton55,78393256,4451,175
Bury34,84910035,166271
Manchester108,6452,296106,3952,147
Oldham45,23024345,852380
Rochdale43,5681,16043,7361,244
Salford56,39258855,447473
Stockport61,88987161,789846
Tameside43,52791843,6201,076
Trafford45,59839845,289517
Wigan64,0851,69865,0901,797
Barnsley45,5651,88745,6212,331
Doncaster62,5621,68962,1152,326
Rotherham52,8521,30753,2681,651
Sheffield108,1753,102107,9173,210
Bradford93,2092,75793,2173,052
Calderdale38,69744139,415108
Kirklees73,5231,49574,1931,680
Leeds144,7392,480144,3862,879
Wakefield65,6051,39965,6002,126
Gateshead42,76052042,062734
Newcastle upon Tyne59,05590957,900906
North Tyneside39,42494839,3811,256
South Tyneside33,88183233,0501,026
Sunderland64,2311,04564,0931,526
Isles of Scilly345342
Avon178,7491,717178,4591,829
Bedfordshire101,446981102,7471,628
Berkshire138,7852,865138,8573,438
Buckinghamshire104,7821,704106,2411,969
Cambridgeshire104,1832,992105,9542,992
Cheshire185,6262,585186,8353,659
Cleveland128,4374,361127,6575,087
Cornwall71,8591,66173,2281,913
Cumbria95,0761,32694,9611,555
Derbyshire173,9292,589174,9883,409
Devon163,6641,228165,0651,414

and and Wales in January 1976 and January 1977 are given below.

January 1976

January 1977

Full-time pupils

Part-time pupils

Full-time pupils

Part-time pupils

Dorset97,5442,20698,4042,218
Durham122,3422,329122,1873,021
East Sussex105,3802,290105,4732,521
Essex275,3981,597277,6751,711
Gloucestershire100,685395100,465316
Hampshire280,0322,019281,9761,997
Hereford and Worcester119,144439121,024398
Hertfordshire202,0465,332201,4376,405
Humberside176,6121,357176,6362,289
Isle of Wight,20,21216520,473182
Kent281,4241,777283,4152,036
Lancashire266,7944,170267,8804,550
Leicestershire166,7834,100168,1413,826
Lincolnshire102,642658103,390773
Norfolk122,3571,659121,7703,190
North Yorkshire124,5611,403125,3882,006
Northamptonshire104,1461,269105,6641,334
Northumberland54,48650354,807614
Nottinghamshire197,9883,893197,4366,732
Oxfordshire106,7051,639105,0611,672
Salop73,65198775,212983
Somerset78,19543079,233415
Staffordshire200,1141,658201,1422,683
Suffolk107,2501,371108,6081,371
Surrey189,7213,864189,3173,651
Warwickshire97,2141,72897,4372,021
West Sussex113,408705113,264720
Wiltshire103,739315103,635330
Total—England9,103,954153,8659,099,310178,958

Wales:

Clwyd77,8091,12578,4081,378
Dyfed62,19951761,885774
Gwent93,4081,98592,6752,122
Gwynedd44,19798644,6571,028
Mid-Glamorgan114,1841,381114,2141,582
Powys21,18615321,09829
South Glamorgan79,1341,69578,7211,833
West Glamorgan73,1682,65773,0103,066
Total—Wales565,28510,499564,66811,812
TOTAL—England and Wales9,669,239164,3649,663,978190,770