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Data Provider: Welsh Government National Statistics Full-time equivalent support staff by local authority, region and category
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Click here to sortHigher level teaching assistantsClick here to sortTeaching assistantsClick here to sortForeign Language assistantsClick here to sortSpecial Needs Support StaffSpecial needs support staff are those deployed specifically to support pupils assessed as having ALN/SEN.Click here to sortICT, laboratory, workshop or resource techniciansClick here to sortPastoral support staffPastoral support staff are those who work directly with pupils to support welfare, behaviour, and other pastoral issues, including attendance.Click here to sortChildcare, nurses, medical staffClick here to sortSchool business manager or equivalentClick here to sortExaminations officersClick here to sortLibrarians and library assistantsClick here to sortOther administrative staffClick here to sortQualified nursery assistants - NNEB / Cache only (to 2011)Includes CACHE students in training and other assistants or aides employed in the classroom.Click here to sortSpecial Needs Support Staff (to 2011)Includes ancillary staff who assist in the classroom.Click here to sortLaboratory or workshop technicians (to 2011)Click here to sortResource technicians (to 2011)Click here to sortNurses / matrons (to 2011)Including NHS employees.Click here to sortAdministrative staff (to 2011)Office and clerical staff, including library assistants.Click here to sortTotal
[Collapse]Wales175470*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication.115135280105603525650.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable2,060
Wales[Collapse]North Wales*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication.75*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication.20258030*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication.*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication.*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication.75.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable375
North WalesIsle of Anglesey0*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication.0000*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication.0000.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication.
Gwynedd*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication.10*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication.0*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication.00*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication.00*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication..The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable65
Conwy*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication.20*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication.5*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication.10*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication.*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication.*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication.*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication.45.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable115
Denbighshire0*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication.0*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication.*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication.55*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication.0*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication.025.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable95
Flintshire5400*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication.0*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication.*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication.*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication.00*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication..The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable65
Wrexham000*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication.*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication.*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication.00*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication.00.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable10
[Collapse]South West and Mid Wales40105*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication.55*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication.65*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication.15*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication.095.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable415
South West and Mid WalesPowys1030*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication.15*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication.60*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication.*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication.*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication.040.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable170
Ceredigion.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable
Pembrokeshire5*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication.0*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication.0015*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication.*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication.0*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication..The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable45
Carmarthenshire10300*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication.*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication.*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication.*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication.*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication.*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication.040.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable120
Swansea*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication.*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication.020*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication.00*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication.*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication.0*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication..The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable75
Neath Port Talbot*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication.00*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication.0000000.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication.
[Collapse]Central South Wales65240*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication.306010030302015310.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable895
Central South WalesBridgend0*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication.00*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication.*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication.0*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication.*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication.0*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication..The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable25
Vale of Glamorgan10450*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication.*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication.15*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication.*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication.*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication.*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication.120.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable225
Rhondda Cynon Taf.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable
Merthyr Tydfil.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable
Cardiff55185*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication.30407530201015185.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable645
[Collapse]South East Wales*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication.50*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication.*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication.45402510*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication.10170.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable375
South East WalesCaerphilly*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication.*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication.0*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication.*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication.00000*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication..The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable20
Blaenau Gwent.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable
Torfaen.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable
Monmouthshire*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication.20*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication.*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication.453525*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication.*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication.*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication.130.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable290
Newport*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication.200*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication.*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication.*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication.0*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication.0*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication.35.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable70

Metadata

Title

Support staff (FTE) by local authority, region and category

Last update

09/09/2021 09/09/2021

Next update

July 2022 (provisional)

Publishing organisation

Welsh Government

Source 1

Pupil Level Annual School Census (PLASC), Welsh Government

Contact email

school.stats@gov.wales

Designation

National Statistics

Lowest level of geographical disaggregation

Local authorities

Geographical coverage

Wales

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

See other items

Data collection and calculation

Schools’ data are derived from the Pupil Level Annual School Census (PLASC) returns and STATS 1 returns supplied by schools open on Census day in January each year. The returns are authorised by headteachers and validated by Local Authorities.

Frequency of publication

Annual

Data reference periods

From 2003/04 or more recently if the data item is not available for earlier years.

Rounding applied

None.

Statistical quality

School Census returns are authorised by headteachers and validated by Local Authorities.