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Schools: Manpower

Volume 463: debated on Tuesday 17 July 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families how many (a) teachers, (b) pupils, (c) teaching assistants and (d) support staff there were in English (i) primary schools and (ii) secondary schools in each year since 1996-97, broken down by each local authority area; and if he will make a statement. (149140)

Information for all the years requested could be provided only at disproportionate cost.

The following tables provide the full-time equivalent number of teachers, pupils, teaching assistants and support staff in local authority maintained nursery/primary and secondary schools for each local authority in England, January 1997 and 2006, the latest information available.

Pupil numbers by local authority and phase are published as national statistics each year and this information for 2006 is available on the Departments website at the following URL:

http://www.dfes.gov.uk/rsgateway/DB/SFR/s000682/index.shtml.

Local authority figures for 2007 are likely to be available on 27 September.

Full-time equivalent support staff1 in local authority maintained nursery/primary and secondary schools, January 1997 and 2006, by local authority area and government office region in England

1997

2006

Teaching assistants2

Support staff3

Teaching assistants2

Support staff3

Nursery/ primary

Secondary

Nursery/ primary

Secondary

Nursery/ primary

Secondary

Nursery/ primary

Secondary

England

41,870

7,820

75,740

42,480

99,040

33,490

154,370

104,210

North East

2,180

190

3,200

1,730

4,300

1,480

6,860

5,220

Gateshead

150

230

90

340

50

470

290

Newcastle upon Tyne

210

10

320

180

360

160

670

550

North Tyneside

160

230

150

250

90

420

460

South Tyneside

130

180

70

280

100

350

300

Sunderland

300

30

420

190

570

140

820

600

Hartlepool

70

10

110

80

180

80

370

240

Middlesbrough

140

20

220

130

330

70

490

250

Redcar and Cleveland

100

10

180

110

220

90

430

340

Stockton-on-Tees

160

10

250

130

240

100

520

370

Former Durham

520

30

760

310

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

Darlington

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

200

40

300

160

Durham (post 1.4.97)

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

770

170

1320

830

Northumberland

220

60

300

290

560

380

700

840

North West

6,340

630

9,680

5,100

14,380

4,300

20,500

13,700

Cumbria

460

80

640

430

900

260

1,230

990

Former Cheshire

810

130

1,130

850

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

Cheshire (post 1.4.98)

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

1,140

360

1,530

1,280

Halton

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

200

70

290

250

Warrington

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

430

130

550

380

Bolton

300

40

410

210

690

240

960

660

Bury

200

30

260

120

440

120

520

320

Manchester

530

30

710

290

1,320

330

1,670

880

Oldham

300

20

420

210

610

140

850

580

Rochdale

200

20

300

160

580

180

810

500

Salford

330

20

500

130

460

140

690

380

Stockport

280

20

520

180

570

120

790

450

Tameside

220

10

300

130

420

130

730

400

Trafford

130

20

210

160

250

100

440

380

Wigan

210

30

340

220

610

180

880

590

Former Lancashire

1,280

90

2,050

910

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

Lancashire (post 1.4.98)

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

2,560

710

3,520

2,080

Blackburn with Darwen

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

440

120

620

370

Blackpool

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

290

90

470

280

Knowsley

140

280

130

250

110

510

370

Liverpool

290

30

630

350

710

240

1,320

880

St. Helens

190

10

270

140

410

110

570

360

Sefton

270

40

410

270

510

180

790

600

Wirral

210

20

320

220

590

230

790

720

Yorkshire and the Humber

5,150

1,560

8,680

4,830

11,300

4,030

17,240

11,840

Kingston Upon Hull, City of

250

70

490

180

510

240

930

660

East Riding of Yorkshire

230

60

420

260

630

250

1,020

740

North East Lincolnshire

160

50

280

150

380

210

600

470

North Lincolnshire

130

30

240

130

370

160

530

370

North Yorkshire

300

70

600

460

1,180

380

1,500

1,140

York

90

10

160

110

330

100

410

290

Barnsley

230

90

400

230

450

150

730

480

Doncaster

350

90

610

330

520

200

940

710

Rotherham

180

40

340

210

560

210

870

730

Sheffield

410

40

670

330

1,080

330

1,530

1,080

Bradford

640

440

1,080

830

1,220

520

2,280

1,410

Calderdale

260

70

410

230

620

160

800

500

Kirklees

400

110

680

370

1,050

270

1,450

840

Leeds

1,130

280

1,660

730

1,640

640

2,530

1,780

Wakefield

380

100

640

280

760

210

1,110

640

East Midlands

3,600

700

6,100

3,770

8,650

3,250

12,570

9,640

Former Derbyshire

850

160

1,280

840

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

Derbyshire (post 1.4.97)

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

1,490

510

1,920

1,520

Derby

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

630

180

780

530

Former Leicestershire

650

130

1,480

860

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

Leicestershire (post 1.4.97)

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

1,140

460

1,750

1,550

Leicester

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

690

240

1,120

720

Rutland

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

80

30

110

80

Lincolnshire

560

130

910

600

1,490

570

1,870

1,590

Northamptonshire

510

160

1,000

710

1,040

580

2,190

1,580

Former Nottinghamshire

1,020

130

1,420

770

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

Nottinghamshire (post 1.4.98)

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

1,340

480

1,850

1,560

Nottingham

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

750

190

980

520

West Midlands

5,070

700

8,190

4,370

11,360

3,510

17,030

11,350

Former Hereford and Worcester

340

130

720

540

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

Herefordshire

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

260

100

470

280

Worcestershire

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

850

490

1,320

1,190

Former Shropshire

320

100

580

420

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

Shropshire (post 1.4.98)

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

470

180

770

540

Telford and Wrekin

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

440

90

550

320

Former Staffordshire

880

140

1,540

810

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

Staffordshire (post 1.4.98)

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

1,260

470

2,070

1,590

Stoke-on-Trent

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

600

130

910

560

Warwickshire

330

70

680

430

1,040

340

1,350

1,010

Birmingham

1,430

160

1,900

880

3,120

660

4,080

2,190

Coventry

270

20

580

290

460

190

1,020

710

Dudley

280

10

400

210

830

240

1,020

640

Sandwell

380

10

530

200

650

190

1,150

680

Solihull

220

20

330

170

410

110

590

450

Walsall

290

30

510

230

550

190

970

630

Wolverhampton

310

20

420

210

410

140

770

580

East of England

3,900

1,050

8,410

5,580

11,400

3,900

17,280

12,300

Former Cambridgeshire

750

320

1,350

860

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

Cambridgeshire (post 1.4.98)

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

1,140

510

1,710

1,130

Peterborough

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

630

290

780

650

Norfolk

530

80

1,130

600

1,880

460

2,550

1,440

Suffolk

260

130

720

650

870

540

1,610

1,560

Former Bedfordshire

500

130

840

710

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

Bedfordshire (post 1.4.97)

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

750

360

1,050

1,110

Luton

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

620

150

910

530

Former Essex

1,140

270

2,670

1,730

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

Essex (post 1.4.98)

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

2,680

840

4,120

2,940

Southend-on-Sea

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

480

80

650

400

Thurrock

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

420

120

650

330

Hertfordshire

730

120

1,700

1,030

1,920

560

3,250

2,210

London

5,980

510

11,600

5,090

16,010

3,850

24,950

12,800

Inner London

2,660

130

4,980

1,650

7,120

1,320

10,990

4,320

Camden

130

30

260

170

460

90

620

320

City of London

10

10

10

Hackney

170

350

80

590

60

830

240

Hammersmith and Fulham

150

240

70

310

40

470

200

Haringey

280

440

110

670

130

880

410

Islington

200

330

90

450

70

620

240

Kensington and Chelsea

120

210

60

230

10

350

120

Lambeth

220

480

110

570

80

940

270

Lewisham

200

20

410

160

490

120

850

370

Newham

220

30

430

230

710

230

1,620

670

Southwark

290

20

540

140

840

110

1,230

340

Tower Hamlets

310

10

590

180

1030

220

1,270

580

Wandsworth

230

10

460

130

480

80

810

290

Westminster

130

230

110

280

80

480

270

Outer London

3,320

370

6,620

3,440

8,880

2,520

13,960

8,480

Barking and Dagenham

230

20

360

130

390

80

550

310

Barnet

230

10

480

280

800

160

1,030

550

Bexley

130

40

270

190

340

160

660

540

Brent

190

10

330

180

510

120

790

460

Bromley

140

10

280

260

340

170

650

610

Croydon

310

20

610

190

690

140

1,100

490

Ealing

260

10

450

140

420

110

710

390

Enfield

180

10

420

230

840

170

1,120

650

Greenwich

240

20

420

150

560

210

910

500

Harrow

200

30

390

140

400

100

730

300

Havering

110

30

330

220

430

160

670

500

Hillingdon

190

50

410

250

510

150

970

520

Hounslow

200

20

350

210

450

140

600

520

Kingston upon Thames

90

180

100

240

60

400

230

Merton

150

20

290

100

340

90

540

260

Redbridge

110

30

290

230

650

170

860

570

Richmond upon Thames

70

10

170

100

260

60

360

210

Sutton

120

10

230

150

220

130

480

420

Waltham Forest

190

20

350

180

480

140

830

460

South East

6,340

1,660

12,930

7,430

13,450

5,560

23,970

16,860

Former Berkshire

630

150

1,240

740

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

Bracknell Forest

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

120

50

300

190

Windsor and Maidenhead

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

170

120

360

330

West Berkshire

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

260

140

500

440

Reading

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

140

50

410

210

Slough

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

370

80

580

290

Wokingham

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

250

100

450

340

Former Buckinghamshire

410

90

990

660

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

Buckinghamshire (post 1.4.97)

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

660

250

1,380

920

Milton Keynes

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

370

180

850

570

Former East Sussex

450

90

1,000

560

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

East Sussex (post 1.4.97)

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

690

440

1,380

1,140

Brighton and Hove

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

270

110

590

400

Former Hampshire

1,680

420

3,160

1,530

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

Hampshire (post 1.4.97)

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

2,060

700

3,360

2,150

Portsmouth

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

400

150

620

390

Southampton

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

420

150

650

440

Isle of Wight

100

50

180

190

150

210

350

450

Former Kent

1,500

440

2,670

1,680

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

Kent (post 1.4.98)

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

2,810

1,100

4,440

3,300

Medway

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

570

250

940

690

Oxfordshire

450

190

900

640

850

590

1,700

1,400

Surrey

810

140

1,680

760

1,760

510

2,960

1,630

West Sussex

310

100

1,110

670

1,100

390

2,160

1,580

South West

3,310

830

6,960

4,590

8,210

3,600

13,970

10,500

Isles of Scilly

10

Bath and North East Somerset

130

20

210

160

120

80

400

380

Bristol, City of

520

50

710

270

790

130

1,130

510

North Somerset

150

20

240

170

270

100

430

370

South Gloucestershire

220

20

360

200

460

110

620

420

Cornwall

540

200

970

560

950

570

1,650

1,220

Former Devon

520

120

1,420

980

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

Devon (post 1.4.98)

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

1,590

590

2,060

1,510

Plymouth

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

510

230

810

710

Torbay

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

160

100

400

340

Former Dorset

230

110

710

600

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

Dorset (post 1.4.97)

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

760

410

1,000

950

Poole

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

320

80

410

250

Bournemouth

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

320

90

420

280

Gloucestershire

320

40

600

460

550

350

1,350

1,140

Somerset

380

120

870

590

820

410

1,530

1,210

Former Wiltshire

310

130

870

600

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

Wiltshire (post 1.4.97)

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

420

230

1,160

840

Swindon

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

180

130

570

370

n/a = Not applicable.

“—“ = Nil or negligible

1 Includes both full-time and the full-time equivalent of part-time support staff.

2 Includes nursery nurses, nursery assistants, literacy and numeracy support staff and any non-teaching staff regularly employed to support in the classroom expect from special needs and minority ethnic pupils support staff.

3 Includes teaching assistants.

Note:

Figures are rounded to the nearest 10.

Source:

School Census 

Full-time equivalent regular teachers1 in local authority maintained nursery/primary and secondary schools, January 1997 and 2006, by local authority area and government office region in England

1997

2006

Nursery/primary

Secondary

Nursery/primary

Secondary

England

191,670

189,430

198,190

216,290

North East

10,400

10,790

10,070

11,440

Gateshead

830

780

790

780

Newcastle upon Tyne

950

1,050

920

1,090

North Tyneside

710

860

730

910

South Tyneside

700

590

590

720

Sunderland

1,310

1,210

1,180

1,360

Hartlepool

400

400

410

430

Middlesbrough

720

570

650

410

Redcar and Cleveland

650

610

610

670

Stockton-on-Tees

810

750

820

840

Former Durham

2,470

2,260

n/a

n/a

Darlington

n/a

n/a

410

370

Durham (post 1.4.97)

n/a

n/a

2,060

2,040

Northumberland

850

1700

890

1,820

North West

29,210

27,190

28,240

31,090

Cumbria

1,990

1,980

2,060

2,600

Former Cheshire

3,910

4,000

n/a

n/a

Cheshire (post 1.4.98)

n/a

n/a

2,570

3,020

Halton

n/a

n/a

520

570

Warrington

n/a

n/a

880

950

Bolton

1,230

1,130

1,140

1,300

Bury

750

660

750

760

Manchester

2,070

1,480

1,950

1,720

Oldham

1,050

1,080

1,060

1,170

Rochdale

940

830

940

910

Salford

1,060

750

950

830

Stockport

1,150

970

1,080

1,050

Tameside

910

820

920

1,000

Trafford

850

840

850

1,080

Wigan

1,310

1,300

1,230

1,420

Former Lancashire

5,710

5,410

n/a

n/a

Lancashire (post 1.4.98)

n/a

n/a

4,540

4,920

Blackburn with Darwen

n/a

n/a

720

620

Blackpool

n/a

n/a

570

560

Knowsley

800

600

720

650

Liverpool

2,110

1,960

1,850

2,190

St. Helens

760

760

710

790

Sefton

1,210

1,240

1,030

1,360

Wirral

1,390

1,390

1,210

1,640

Yorkshire and the Humber

19,980

20,230

20,430

22,540

Kingston Upon Hull, City of

1,110

870

1,020

990

East Riding of Yorkshire

1,080

1,260

1,220

1,510

North East Lincolnshire

680

640

680

680

North Lincolnshire

610

630

590

720

North Yorkshire

2,140

2,340

2,210

2,820

York

630

600

620

700

Barnsley

850

740

860

860

Doncaster

1,290

1,290

1,240

1,360

Rotherham

1,070

1,180

1,010

1,390

Sheffield

1,960

1,650

1,940

1,980

Bradford

1,830

2,640

2,310

2,150

Calderdale

850

880

910

1,060

Kirklees

1,620

1,540

1,760

1,710

Leeds

2,940

2,760

2,770

3,170

Wakefield

1,310

1,230

1,270

1,440

East Midlands

15,530

16,750

16,600

18,680

Former Derbyshire

3,580

3,580

n/a

n/a

Derbyshire (post 1.4.97)

n/a

n/a

2,840

3,220

Derby

n/a

n/a

970

1,050

Former Leicestershire

3,600

3,830

n/a

n/a

Leicestershire (post 1.4.97)

n/a

n/a

2,360

2,870

Leicester

n/a

n/a

1,390

1,270

Rutland

n/a

n/a

120

130

Lincolnshire

2,290

2,610

2,460

3,040

Northamptonshire

2,420

2,870

2,610

2,720

Former Nottinghamshire

3,630

3,860

n/a

n/a

Nottinghamshire (post 1.4.98)

n/a

n/a

2,750

3,380

Nottingham

n/a

n/a

1,100

1,000

West Midlands

21,960

21,640

22,210

24,530

Former Hereford and Worcester

2,330

2,790

n/a

n/a

Herefordshire

n/a

n/a

670

710

Worcestershire

n/a

n/a

1,910

2,600

Former Shropshire

1,580

1,640

n/a

n/a

Shropshire (post 1.4.98)

n/a

n/a

1,010

1,180

Telford and Wrekin

n/a

n/a

630

660

Former Staffordshire

3,950

4,130

n/a

n/a

Staffordshire (post 1.4.98)

n/a

n/a

2,920

3,830

Stoke-on-Trent

n/a

n/a

940

950

Warwickshire

1,870

1,840

1,940

2,220

Birmingham

4,940

4,350

5,030

4,640

Coventry

1,340

1,290

1,310

1,460

Dudley

1,370

1,210

1,340

1,340

Sandwell

1,370

1,220

1,340

1,340

Solihull

900

890

920

1,000

Walsall

1,180

1,260

1,180

1,410

Wolverhampton

1,130

1,010

1,080

1,180

East of England

19,880

21,750

21,240

24,740

Former Cambridgeshire

2,690

2,500

n/a

n/a

Cambridgeshire (post 1.4.98)

n/a

n/a

2,120

2,000

Peterborough

n/a

n/a

730

850

Norfolk

3,010

2,740

3,040

3,070

Suffolk

2,130

3,060

2,200

3,320

Former Bedfordshire

2,050

2,750

n/a

n/a

Bedfordshire (post 1.4.97)

n/a

n/a

1,270

2,270

Luton

n/a

n/a

940

750

Former Essex

6,000

6,090

n/a

n/a

Essex (post 1.4.98)

n/a

n/a

5,050

5,800

Southend-on-Sea

n/a

n/a

750

900

Thurrock

n/a

n/a

650

580

Hertfordshire

4,020

4,610

4,490

5,200

London

28,860

24,940

30,740

29,480

Inner London

11,060

8,160

11,950

9,210

Camden

610

780

600

750

City of London

20

10

Hackney

850

500

1,010

520

Hammersmith and Fulham

470

370

530

500

Haringey

1,030

740

1,050

870

Islington

820

520

760

600

Kensington and Chelsea

380

260

420

250

Lambeth

1,050

500

1,080

570

Lewisham

1,010

750

1,070

720

Newham

1,120

1,010

1,550

1,260

Southwark

1,030

600

1,160

730

Tower Hamlets

1,210

930

1,200

1,080

Wandsworth

880

650

930

750

Westminster

580

530

580

630

Outer London

17,790

16,780

18,790

20,270

Barking and Dagenham

750

680

780

860

Barnet

1,290

1,420

1,340

1,370

Bexley

890

910

910

1,100

Brent

1,120

940

1,150

1,250

Bromley

970

1,190

1,130

1,500

Croydon

1,450

1,030

1,380

1,260

Ealing

1,220

900

1,190

1,030

Enfield

1,130

1,260

1,350

1,560

Greenwich

1,030

880

1,080

1,120

Harrow

960

570

970

630

Havering

900

920

900

1,200

Hillingdon

940

970

1,120

1,180

Hounslow

920

1,010

920

1,170

Kingston upon Thames

490

520

540

630

Merton

700

460

680

530

Redbridge

920

1,060

1,130

1,380

Richmond upon Thames

550

480

600

450

Sutton

580

730

670

1,020

Waltham Forest

1,000

840

970

1,030

South East

28,650

28,440

30,550

33,220

Former Berkshire

2,900

3,130

n/a

n/a

Bracknell Forest

n/a

n/a

420

380

Windsor and Maidenhead

n/a

n/a

430

680

West Berkshire

n/a

n/a

600

860

Reading

n/a

n/a

490

420

Slough

n/a

n/a

590

630

Wokingham

n/a

n/a

590

730

Former Buckinghamshire

2,730

2,360

n/a

n/a

Buckinghamshire (post 1.4.97)

n/a

n/a

1,920

2,160

Milton Keynes

n/a

n/a

1,050

1,000

Former East Sussex

2,480

2,350

n/a

n/a

East Sussex (post 1.4.97)

n/a

n/a

1,740

1,810

Brighton and Hove

n/a

n/a

790

790

Former Hampshire

6,090

5,340

n/a

n/a

Hampshire (post 1.4.97)

n/a

n/a

4,680

4,520

Portsmouth

n/a

n/a

680

610

Southampton

n/a

n/a

790

780

Isle of Wight

340

630

360

760

Former Kent

5,890

6,740

n/a

n/a

Kent (post 1.4.98)

n/a

n/a

5,390

6,710

Medway

n/a

n/a

1,130

1,300

Oxfordshire

1,920

2,150

2,260

2,480

Surrey

3,660

3,200

3,700

3,630

West Sussex

2,650

2,530

2,930

2,960

South West

17,210

17,700

18,120

20,570

Isles of Scilly

10

10

30

Bath and North East Somerset

590

720

590

760

Bristol, City of

1,550

1,120

1,480

1,070

North Somerset

640

770

680

810

South Gloucestershire

960

940

1,020

1,140

Cornwall

1,770

1,780

1,910

2,170

Former Devon

3,650

3,760

n/a

n/a

Devon (post 1.4.98)

n/a

n/a

2,560

2,570

Plymouth

n/a

n/a

840

1,160

Torbay

n/a

n/a

440

600

Former Dorset

1,980

2,550

n/a

n/a

Dorset (post 1.4.97)

n/a

n/a

1,150

1,840

Poole

n/a

n/a

460

560

Bournemouth

n/a

n/a

490

620

Gloucestershire

2,070

2,140

2,170

2,700

Somerset

1,700

1,670

1,800

2,030

Former Wiltshire

2,270

2,250

n/a

n/a

Wiltshire (post 1.4.97)

n/a

n/a

1,740

1,830

Swindon

n/a

n/a

770

720

n/a = Not applicable.

“—“ = Nil or negligible.

1 Excludes occasional teachers.

Note:

Figures are rounded to the nearest 10.

Source:

Annual survey of teachers in service and teacher vacancies 618g.

Full-time equivalent pupils in local authority maintained nursery/primary and secondary schools, January 1997 and 2006, by local authority area and government office region in England

1997

2006

Nursery/primary

Secondary

Nursery/primary

Secondary

England

4,300,860

3,041,580

4,041,790

3,306,360

North East

237,550

177,910

203,060

174,600

Gateshead

17,730

11,750

15,470

11,770

Newcastle upon Tyne

22,090

17,380

19,910

16,730

North Tyneside

15,990

14,370

15,200

13,650

South Tyneside

15,520

9,720

12,190

9,970

Sunderland

29,350

19,200

23,420

19,120

Hartlepool

9,840

6,180

8,590

6,460

Middlesbrough

16,000

8,610

12,910

5,580

Redcar and Cleveland

15,370

10,160

12,360

10,010

Stockton-on-Tees

19,030

12,520

16,090

12,590

Former Durham

56,200

37,980

n/a

n/a

Darlington

n/a

n/a

8,600

6,260

Durham (post 1.4.97)

n/a

n/a

40,130

32,510

Northumberland

20,430

30,050

18,180

29,960

North West

671,170

437,760

580,470

462,310

Cumbria

43,690

32,370

38,560

35,620

Former Cheshire

90,760

65,770

n/a

n/a

Cheshire (post 1.4.98)

n/a

n/a

53,500

46,960

Halton

n/a

n/a

10,240

8,060

Warrington

n/a

n/a

16,910

14,050

Bolton

27,600

17,800

24,550

19,620

Bury

17,530

11,100

15,470

11,810

Manchester

45,650

22,230

40,550

23,500

Oldham

24,370

16,680

22,770

16,550

Rochdale

22,260

13,170

19,090

14,150

Salford

24,260

12,080

19,330

11,820

Stockport

26,750

15,680

22,970

16,320

Tameside

22,800

14,220

19,080

15,660

Trafford

20,210

13,230

18,490

16,240

Wigan

29,420

19,980

25,470

20,890

Former Lancashire

134,530

87,450

n/a

n/a

Lancashire (post 1.4.98)

n/a

n/a

92,780

75,120

Blackburn with Darwen

n/a

n/a

14,830

9,420

Blackpool

n/a

n/a

11,510

8,650

Knowsley

18,420

9,670

14,460

9,530

Liverpool

47,540

31,770

36,670

32,110

St. Helens

17,360

11,870

14,990

11,760

Sefton

27,020

19,630

22,500

20,420

Wirral

31,020

23,080

25,770

24,060

Yorkshire and the Humber

459,900

334,070

425,330

345,540

Kingston Upon Hull, City of

26,900

15,080

21,160

15,770

East Riding of Yorkshire

26,610

20,790

25,340

23,560

North East Lincolnshire

16,810

11,190

13,780

11,070

North Lincolnshire

14,500

10,400

13,540

10,760

North Yorkshire

46,750

37,040

43,500

41,890

York

14,420

9,320

13,040

10,210

Barnsley

20,890

12,930

19,330

13,710

Doncaster

29,600

20,730

25,600

20,410

Rotherham

24,590

19,150

22,820

20,360

Sheffield

44,310

27,450

40,970

31,380

Bradford

39,690

46,180

48,760

34,220

Calderdale

19,720

14,070

18,140

15,540

Kirklees

36,980

25,560

34,410

26,590

Leeds

67,260

44,420

58,250

47,810

Wakefield

30,890

19,760

26,700

22,270

East Midlands

363,510

272,020

348,280

295,860

Former Derbyshire

85,700

58,890

n/a

n/a

Derbyshire (post 1.4.97)

n/a

n/a

60,580

50,960

Derby

n/a

n/a

20,930

15,660

Former Leicestershire

81,260

61,800

n/a

n/a

Leicestershire (post 1.4.97)

n/a

n/a

48,190

46,790

Leicester

n/a

n/a

26,770

17,890

Rutland

n/a

n/a

2,480

2,410

Lincolnshire

52,940

40,000

52,110

48,320

Northamptonshire

53,710

45,930

55,580

45,260

Former Nottinghamshire

89,890

65,400

n/a

n/a

Nottinghamshire (post 1.4.98)

n/a

n/a

59,620

54,960

Nottingham

n/a

n/a

22,020

13,600

West Midlands

498,520

350,640

456,940

375,190

Former Hereford and Worcester

51,630

47,640

n/a

n/a

Herefordshire

n/a

n/a

12,680

10,390

Worcestershire

n/a

n/a

37,380

40,860

Former Shropshire

36,930

26,110

n/a

n/a

Shropshire (post 1.4.98)

n/a

n/a

21,320

18,100

Telford and Wrekin

n/a

n/a

14,680

10,540

Former Staffordshire

95,770

71,710

n/a

n/a

Staffordshire (post 1.4.98)

n/a

n/a

62,220

60,910

Stoke-on-Trent

n/a

n/a

21,140

14,690

Warwickshire

43,390

30,280

40,730

34,290

Birmingham

107,800

66,870

100,400

70,270

Coventry

29,400

19,740

25,930

21,210

Dudley

29,400

18,910

27,100

20,750

Sandwell

31,010

19,090

28,010

19,850

Solihull

20,620

14,390

18,850

15,500

Walsall

27,470

20,080

24,920

20,890

Wolverhampton

25,100

15,840

21,570

16,950

East of England

437,170

348,220

429,810

389,630

Former Cambridgeshire

60,520

42,020

n/a

n/a

Cambridgeshire (post 1.4.98)

n/a

n/a

43,630

32,700

Peterborough

n/a

n/a

15,240

13,180

Norfolk

65,130

41,580

63,670

46,860

Suffolk

45,610

49,610

43,680

54,160

Former Bedfordshire

43,380

46,380

n/a

n/a

Bedfordshire (post 1.4.97)

n/a

n/a

24,150

37,660

Luton

n/a

n/a

18,470

12,300

Former Essex

133,590

97,650

n/a

n/a

Essex (post 1.4.98)

n/a

n/a

105,200

91,090

Southend-on-Sea

n/a

n/a

13,790

12,600

Thurrock

n/a

n/a

13,310

8,840

Hertfordshire

88,940

70,980

88,670

80,250

London

603,380

375,150

607,160

423,140

Inner London

221,150

117,540

224,610

127,780

Camden

11,130

10,930

11,370

9,950

City of London

200

230

Hackney

17,620

7,350

17,580

6,990

Hammersmith and Fulham

9,630

6,040

9,740

6,860

Haringey

20,700

10,070

21,170

11,660

Islington

16,180

7,580

14,320

8,060

Kensington and Chelsea

6,700

3,310

7,250

3,510

Lambeth

18,730

6,590

19,720

8,050

Lewisham

21,090

10,860

21,180

11,000

Newham

27,280

15,660

29,280

18,280

Southwark

22,600

9,160

22,540

10,230

Tower Hamlets

22,470

13,060

22,250

14,370

Wandsworth

17,400

9,280

17,090

10,430

Westminster

9,410

7,660

10,900

8,400

Outer London

382,230

257,610

382,550

295,360

Barking and Dagenham

16,830

10,140

17,410

12,630

Barnet

25,150

19,780

25,310

19,550

Bexley

21,400

15,320

19,850

18,320

Brent

21,910

13,570

22,730

16,420

Bromley

24,200

18,650

23,720

22,420

Croydon

29,750

15,480

28,630

18,620

Ealing

25,800

14,180

24,800

15,180

Enfield

25,170

18,960

26,160

22,150

Greenwich

21,120

13,640

20,480

14,540

Harrow

19,460

8,300

19,040

9,040

Havering

20,670

14,700

18,940

16,590

Hillingdon

20,780

15,010

22,710

17,080

Hounslow

18,660

15,290

17,830

16,590

Kingston upon Thames

10,860

8,180

11,070

9,570

Merton

14,710

7,620

13,810

8,600

Redbridge

20,280

16,840

22,860

20,650

Richmond upon Thames

11,220

7,690

12,270

7,160

Sutton

13,870

12,420

14,220

16,160

Waltham Forest

20,420

11,840

20,710

14,070

South East

639,790

454,810

615,660

514,190

Former Berkshire

63,540

49,650

n/a

n/a

Bracknell Forest

n/a

n/a

8,410

6,200

Windsor and Maidenhead

n/a

n/a

8,410

10,280

West Berkshire

n/a

n/a

11,810

12,240

Reading

n/a

n/a

9,980

6,030

Slough

n/a

n/a

11,300

8,910

Wokingham

n/a

n/a

11,800

10,810

Former Buckinghamshire

64,250

38,310

n/a

n/a

Buckinghamshire (post 1.4.97)

n/a

n/a

38,400

35,140

Milton Keynes

n/a

n/a

20,650

15,100

Former East Sussex

53,570

36,280

n/a

n/a

East Sussex (post 1.4.97)

n/a

n/a

35,200

28,700

Brighton and Hove

n/a

n/a

16,320

12,130

Former Hampshire

137,760

86,210

n/a

n/a

Hampshire (post 1.4.97)

n/a

n/a

97,010

72,670

Portsmouth

n/a

n/a

13,860

9,780

Southampton

n/a

n/a

15,880

11,490

Isle of Wight

7,310

10,970

6,890

12,150

Former Kent

135,290

104,810

n/a

n/a

Kent (post 1.4.98)

n/a

n/a

108,750

98,940

Medway

n/a

n/a

22,120

20,390

Oxfordshire

43,790

36,530

44,690

37,760

Surrey

76,340

51,700

77,070

59,620

West Sussex

57,940

40,340

57,110

45,850

South West

389,870

291,010

375,070

325,910

Isles of Scilly

160

110

250

Bath and North East Somerset

12,870

11,480

11,980

12,620

Bristol, City of

33,910

16,520

29,770

15,480

North Somerset

14,650

11,880

14,740

13,000

South Gloucestershire

22,410

15,220

22,030

17,100

Cornwall

40,310

29,820

38,520

32,870

Former Devon

83,650

62,050

n/a

n/a

Devon (post 1.4.98)

n/a

n/a

52,440

43,420

Plymouth

n/a

n/a

18,960

18,550

Torbay

n/a

n/a

9,500

9,230

Former Dorset

46,300

43,580

n/a

n/a

Dorset (post 1.4.97)

n/a

n/a

24,520

30,170

Poole

n/a

n/a

10,260

8,690

Bournemouth

n/a

n/a

10,320

9,890

Gloucestershire

46,200

34,960

43,360

40,710

Somerset

38,150

28,850

36,470

33,130

Former Wiltshire

51,290

36,550

n/a

n/a

Wiltshire (post 1.4.97)

n/a

n/a

35,310

29,440

Swindon

n/a

n/a

16,620

11,620

n/a = Not applicable.

“—“ = Nil or negligible.

Note:

Figures are rounded to the nearest 10.

Source:

School Census