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Data Provider: Welsh Government National Statistics Fires in schools by cause, time and financial year
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[Collapse]All CausesFor 2008-09 data, items and totals have been rounded separately to the nearest final digit so the total shown may differ slightly from the sum of the items.Click here to sortAll CausesFor 2008-09 data, items and totals have been rounded separately to the nearest final digit so the total shown may differ slightly from the sum of the items.[Collapse]All CausesFor 2008-09 data, items and totals have been rounded separately to the nearest final digit so the total shown may differ slightly from the sum of the items.Click here to sortAll CausesFor 2008-09 data, items and totals have been rounded separately to the nearest final digit so the total shown may differ slightly from the sum of the items.[Collapse]All CausesFor 2008-09 data, items and totals have been rounded separately to the nearest final digit so the total shown may differ slightly from the sum of the items.Click here to sortAll CausesFor 2008-09 data, items and totals have been rounded separately to the nearest final digit so the total shown may differ slightly from the sum of the items.
[Expand]Click here to sortAll AccidentalFor 2008-09 data, items and totals have been rounded separately to the nearest final digit so the total shown may differ slightly from the sum of the items.[Expand]Click here to sortDeliberate[Expand]Click here to sortAll AccidentalFor 2008-09 data, items and totals have been rounded separately to the nearest final digit so the total shown may differ slightly from the sum of the items.[Expand]Click here to sortDeliberate[Expand]Click here to sortAll AccidentalFor 2008-09 data, items and totals have been rounded separately to the nearest final digit so the total shown may differ slightly from the sum of the items.[Expand]Click here to sortDeliberate
[Collapse]All fires in schoolsFor 2008-09 data, items and totals have been rounded separately to the nearest final digit so the total shown may differ slightly from the sum of the items.112131552019221
All fires in schoolsFor 2008-09 data, items and totals have been rounded separately to the nearest final digit so the total shown may differ slightly from the sum of the items.School hours (08:30 to 15:59)Excluding weekends and the month of August. Other holidays have not been excluded.[Collapse]WalesFor 2008-09 data, items and totals have been rounded separately to the nearest final digit so the total shown may differ slightly from the sum of the items. Totals are not re-calculated when sub-categories are de-selected.9110941314115
WalesFor 2008-09 data, items and totals have been rounded separately to the nearest final digit so the total shown may differ slightly from the sum of the items. Totals are not re-calculated when sub-categories are de-selected.North Wales202213404
Mid & West Wales415314617
South Wales303426404
Outside school hours[Collapse]WalesFor 2008-09 data, items and totals have been rounded separately to the nearest final digit so the total shown may differ slightly from the sum of the items. Totals are not re-calculated when sub-categories are de-selected.213617516
WalesFor 2008-09 data, items and totals have been rounded separately to the nearest final digit so the total shown may differ slightly from the sum of the items. Totals are not re-calculated when sub-categories are de-selected.North Wales101112101
Mid & West Wales101000011
South Wales011505404

Metadata

Title

Fires in schools by cause, time and financial year

Last update

October 2023 October 2023

Next update

September 2024

Publishing organisation

Welsh Government

Source 1

Fire incident recording system, Home Office

Contact email

stats.inclusion@gov.wales

Designation

National Statistics

Lowest level of geographical disaggregation

Fire and rescue authorities

Geographical coverage

Fire and rescue authorities

Languages covered

English and Welsh

Data licensing

You may use and re-use this data free of charge in any format or medium, under the terms of the Open Government License - see http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/doc/open-government-licence

General description

The table shows the number of fires in schools, attended by the Fire and Rescue Authorities in Wales, and whether the fire occurred during school hours.
Added to StatsWales:July 2011
Source: Department for Communities and Local Government
Contact:stats.inclusion@gov.wales
Note:2008-09 Figures are partially based on sampled data, weighted to true brigade totals
2009-10 data onwards are taken from IRS.
2009-10 data were extracted from IRS in May 2011.
2010-11 data were extracted from IRS in May 2012.
2011-12 data were extracted from IRS in May 2013.
2012-13 data were extracted from IRS in May 2014.
2013-14 data were extracted from IRS in June 2015.
2014-15 data were extracted from IRS in July 2016.
2015-16 data were extracted from IRS in July 2017.
2016-17 data were extracted from IRS in July 2018.
2017-18 data were extracted from IRS in July 2019.
2018-19 data were extracted from IRS in September 2020
2019-20 data were extracted from IRS in August 2021.
2020-21 data were extracted from IRS in August 2022.
2021-22 and 2022-23 data were extracted from IRS in August 2023.
2022-23 data are currently provisional and will be updated September 2024.

Source: The Home Office


Data collection and calculation

Data prior to 2009-10 were collected via the Fire Data Report (FDR) paper forms.
Data from 2009-10 onwards were collected via the Incident Recording System (IRS).

Frequency of publication

Annual

Data reference periods

Financial years 2008-09 to 2022-23

Users, uses and context

The data are used to inform policy decisions and to provide contextual information. The data is used by the Welsh Government to help monitor trends in incidents attended by FRAs over time and provides information on FRAs’ performance and activities to citizens and communities in Wales.
See web link for further information.

Rounding applied

Fire data prior to 2009-10 are based on a sampled dataset and so are rounded to the nearest whole number. For this reason the sum of component parts may not equal the totals shown.

Revisions information

Revisions are marked with an (r). The most recent year shown is currently provisional and may be revised when the table is next updated.

Keywords

Fire, Fire and Rescue Authorities, Schools, Deliberate

Statistical quality

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