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Data Provider: Welsh Government National Statistics Number of pupils in primary, middle and secondary school classes by local authority and year group

Classes running during the third period of the school’s timetable on Census day.

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Isle of Anglesey.880610325565625440465550........7,255...........................1,3351,2851,2801,2801,225255200..
Gwynedd.1,415970680970740715725935........11,490.20...20302025155155145165140*10.770.........2,4102,5152,4102,2552,095480360.125
Conwy.1,4301,3001,0851,2451,1259909451,005........8,900...........................2,2052,2052,1952,1301,970945740.50
Denbighshire301,4351,4151,4101,4151,3901,3751,2351,430........5,860.40503055707090902001851551701503520.155.........2,3252,2052,1902,0951,855545380.10
Flintshire501,7852,1351,5651,7201,5701,4501,4751,590........14,315...........................3,4653,3703,2603,2853,095880650.*
Wrexham1251,6451,4351,5351,7301,6051,4851,6151,770........12,665...........................2,6202,5502,4952,3652,195145105.20
Powys5310945525925710645485830........13,210.....25...951009590754045.330.........2,5402,4252,4602,4152,340490445..
Ceredigion.380675500600590545490460........4,545.1058512012510516022523049045043542544512595.650.........995965935990950265195.30
Pembrokeshire809451,1001,1451,3351,4401,3501,3351,440........9,850.25130110100125708512525020013575175...370.........2,1752,1952,1802,0902,030350260.40
Carmarthenshire1551,0501,9602,1702,5752,4502,3902,2602,525........14,160...........................4,1403,9753,8753,8353,655850770.285
Swansea7702,5804,0853,2704,0403,9653,5253,3853,810........14,345...........................5,2555,0654,8654,8104,775985605.90
Neath Port Talbot4201,2851,8301,4851,7301,9501,5901,3301,745........10,715257514510014514595701351,4451,3101,2951,2451,120105100.465.........1,8501,8451,9001,8301,690170110.35
Bridgend2301,1452,3552,0702,4152,4452,2651,8202,170........10,000...........................3,2953,1753,1553,0652,850855815.*
Vale of Glamorgan2456902,8302,7352,8752,9652,9702,9503,010........4,735..6055606055606040035032030531511555.95.........2,9502,8252,7602,6802,550980625..
Rhondda Cynon Taf1802,1353,1402,1752,9503,1652,6452,5653,280........19,860301752502152253352802852701,2151,1701,1951,1551,12025080.990.........4,4854,4554,4104,2054,1301,325940..
Merthyr Tydfil90495765675875745605485915........6,215...........................1,3051,2001,1801,1251,060....
Caerphilly2651,3852,5852,0252,4502,3852,3152,2052,595........15,740251555603060303025285265240220215.10.140.........3,8053,7053,6353,7403,605240210.195
Blaenau Gwent1702851,0608701,000750710695925........3,425..200195200240225190200670615565585580...1,240.........550555555525510....
Torfaen1201,0551,6051,5301,6751,7251,6751,6201,915........4,400...........................2,2452,2102,2352,1202,130365345..
Monmouthshire551601,5951,3001,4801,4551,3501,3701,465........3,275...........................1,5651,5301,5801,5951,575615565..
Newport1106353,4503,1053,2403,1103,0252,9303,065........8,650...........................3,9103,5953,5203,2403,2501,250870.65
Cardiff1709807,7857,2257,5107,7507,4407,1657,350........13,725...........................7,4757,4057,4356,7456,4101,6551,265.285
Wales3,26524,10045,62539,41545,32044,66041,48039,56044,795........217,345804509708859351,1901,0251,0451,1555,2054,8054,5904,4404,335680415.5,205.........62,90061,26560,50058,41555,94513,64010,450.1,240

Metadata

Title
Number of pupils in primary, middle and secondary school classes by local authority and year group

Last update
11/06/2020 11/06/2020

Next update
July 2021

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
* = Pupil numbers greater than zero but less than five. Pupil numbers have been rounded to the nearest 5.

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

Whilst most of the usual data validation processes on the 2020 school census data have taken place, due to the coronavirus pandemic, the data did not undergo the usual final validation process. As part of the Welsh Local Government Finance Settlement, the data is usually returned to local authorities for final validation. Typically, overall numbers of pupils and teachers will not change significantly during this period, with the most likely change being in the characteristics of the pupils themselves e.g. free school meal entitlement. Users should therefore be more cautious when comparing data on characteristics of pupils and staff over time, in particular where small cohorts are involved.