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Pupil Numbers In Maintained Schools

Volume 597: debated on Thursday 25 February 1999

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asked Her Majesty's Government:What is, by local education authority, the estimated number of full-time equivalent pupils in all maintained schools for January 1999. [HL1150]

The Minister of State, Department for Education and Employment
(Baroness Blackstone)

The latest available information, for January 1998, is shown in the following table.

Full-time equivalent number of pupils in maintained schools1 England and Each Government Office Region and Local Education Authority area in England
January 1998FTE pupils
England7, 501, 568
North East420, 063
Hartlepool16, 356
Middlesbrough24, 787
Redcar and Cleveland25, 588
Stockton-on-Tees32, 130
Darlington15, 834
Durham79, 211
Northumberland50, 840
Gateshead29, 786
Newcastle-upon-Tyne40, 100
North Tyneside30, 868
South Tyneside25, 650
Sunderland48, 916

Full-time equivalent number of pupils in maintained schools1 England and Each Government Office Region and Local Education Authority area in England

January 1998

FTE pupils

North West & Merseyside

1, 127, 743

North West886, 555
Cheshire158, 901
Cumbria76, 689
Bolton45, 968
Bury28, 999
Manchester69, 796
Oldham41, 398
Rochdale36, 113
Salford36, 590
Stockport43, 024
Tameside37, 575
Trafford35, 468
Wigan50, 338
Lancashire225, 699

Merseyside

241, 188

Knowsley28, 762
Liverpool80, 569
St Helens29, 697
Sefton47, 134
Wirral55, 028

Yorkshire and Humber

805, 264

East Riding of Yorkshire48, 235
City of Kingston-Upon-Hull42, 320
North East Lincolnshire28, 020
North Lincolnshire25, 083
York24, 147
North Yorkshire85, 588
Barnsley33, 959
Doncaster50, 997
Rotherham44, 642
Sheffield73, 090
Bradford86, 829
Calderdale34, 088
Kirklees63, 222
Leeds113, 193
Wakefield51, 855

East Midlands

646, 640

Derby36, 607
Derbyshire110, 329
Leicester City48, 290
Rutland4, 724
Leicestershire91, 662
Lincolnshire95, 613
Northamptonshire101, 634
Nottinghamshire157, 782

West Midlands

867, 420

Hereford and Worcester103, 615
Shropshire64, 136
Stoke39, 779
Staffordshire131, 624
Warwickshire74, 991
Birmingham177, 290
Coventry50, 077
Dudley49, 510
Sandwell50, 854
Solihull36, 086
Walsall48, 185
Wolverhampton41, 275

Eastern

803, 656

Luton30, 499
Bedfordshire61, 516
Cambridgeshire103, 836
Essex237, 509
Hertfordshire164, 727
Norfolk108, 773
Suffolk96, 797

Greater London

1, 003, 748

Inner London

348, 004

City of London201
Camden22, 471

Full-time equivalent number of pupils in maintained schools1 England and Each Government Office Region and Local Education Authority area in England

January 1998

FTE pupils

Hackney25, 346
Hammersmith and Fulham16, 254
Haringey31, 593
Islington24, 065
Kensington and Chelsea10, 372
Lambeth26, 730
Lewisham33, 003
Newham44, 076
Southwark32, 835
Tower Hamlets36, 078
Wandsworth27, 624
Westminster17, 360

Outer London

655, 744

Barking and Dagenham27, 469
Bamet45, 915
Bexley37, 846
Brent36, 140
Bromley44, 073
Croydon46, 850
Ealing40, 798
Enfield45, 349
Greenwich35, 393
Harrow28, 071
Havering35, 792
Hillingdon36, 759
Hounslow34, 216
Kingston-upon-Thames19, 289
Merton22, 830
Redbridge38, 792
Richmond-upon-Thames19, 287
Sutton27, 141
Waltham Forest33, 740

South East

1, 126, 344

Berkshire116, 332
Milton Keynes33, 410
Buckinghamshire72, 567
Brighton & Hove28, 990
East Sussex63, 678
Portsmouth25, 901
Southampton30, 742
Hampshire173, 460
Isle of Wight18, 881
Kent246, 254
Oxfordshire81, 965
Surrey132, 262
West Sussex101, 905

Full-time equivalent number of pupils in maintained schools1 England and Each Government Office Region and Local Education Authority area in England

January 1998

FTE pupils

South West

700, 691

Bath and NE Somerset24, 904
City of Bristol51, 067
North Somerset26, 960
South Gloucestershire38, 581
Cornwall70, 895
Isles of Scilly259
Devon152, 087
Bournemouth20, 751
Poole19, 742
Dorset52, 547
Gloucestershire83, 367
Somerset68, 295
Swindon28, 943
Wiltshire62, 298

1 Includes maintained nursery, primary, middle, secondary and special schools and Pupil Referral.