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Schoolchildren (Statistics)

Volume 984: debated on Thursday 8 May 1980

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asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what percentage of Scottish schoolchildren were being educated at independent, grant-aided and State schools at the most recent date for which figures are available; and what were the comparable figures for each of the previous 10 years.

In 1978–79, 978 per cent. of primary schoolchildren in Scotland were attending education

PrimarySecondary
EAGAIndependentEAGAIndependent
1968–69.97·31·41·393·44·12·5
1969–70.97·41·41·393·64·02·4
1970–71.97·41·31·393·73·92·4
1971–72.97·51·31·293·93·82·3
1972–73.97·51·31·294·03·82·3
1973–74.97·51·31·294·33·52·2
1974–75.97·51·31·294·43·42·2
1975–76.97·61·21·294·63·22·2
1976–7797·71·21·194·63·22·2
1977–7897·81·11·194·73·12·2