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Teachers: Males

Volume 488: debated on Tuesday 3 March 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families how many male primary school teachers there are working in schools, broken down by indices of deprivation for (a) school location and (b) pupil residence. (259104)

The following table provides the full-time equivalent number of teachers employed in local authority maintained primary schools broken down by the decile of rank multiple deprivation for school location. The equivalent information broken down for pupil residence is not available.

Full-time equivalent male teachers employed in local authority maintained nursery and primary schools by decile of rank multiple deprivation. Year: 2008 Coverage: England

Deciles of rank of deprivation (percentage)

Number of male teachers

0-10 (most deprived)

3,650

10-20

3,050

20-30

2,840

30-40

2,780

40-50

2,720

50-60

2,600

60-70

2,560

70-80

2,420

80-90

2,590

90-100 (least deprived)

2,470

Sources:

School Census and The Department of Communities and Local Government Index of Multiple Deprivation 2007