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

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

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Area Code[Filter]
Year[Filtered]
Measure1
Sector[Filtered]
Key Stage[Filtered]
Local Authority[Filter]
[Collapse]Primary schoolsPrimary: ages 3/4 to 10.[Collapse]Middle schoolsMiddle: ages 3/4 to 16/18.[Collapse]Secondary schoolsSecondary: ages 11 to 16/18.
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Isle of AngleseyNorth Wales10,975.The data item is not applicable11,840.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable590.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 applicable7,8505,0051,070.The data item is not applicable
GwyneddNorth Wales16,495.The data item is not applicable17,745.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable3,135100.The data item is not applicable230945630251,415.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable14,6908,8151,680*Numbers greater than zero but less than five.
ConwyNorth Wales17,215.The data item is not applicable18,455.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable295.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 applicable13,1358,2003,400210
DenbighshireNorth Wales15,775.The data item is not applicable16,005.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable2,185395.The data item is not applicable7751,070730135145.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable13,3907,9901,99050
FlintshireNorth Wales23,030.The data item is not applicable24,765.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable7,535.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 applicable20,21012,6603,135*Numbers greater than zero but less than five.
WrexhamNorth Wales23,685.The data item is not applicable24,520.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable2,825.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 applicable15,2609,12551575
PowysSouth West and Mid Wales15,880.The data item is not applicable19,370.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable1,95065.The data item is not applicable115900570280665.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable14,5309,2252,035.The data item is not applicable
CeredigionSouth West and Mid Wales8,315.The data item is not applicable8,780.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable6801,485.The data item is not applicable1,5652,7351,735425535.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable5,7353,7251,110*Numbers greater than zero but less than five.
PembrokeshireSouth West and Mid Wales19,105.The data item is not applicable19,770.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable1,755990.The data item is not applicable8451,005390.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 applicable13,3058,4201,275*Numbers greater than zero but less than five.
CarmarthenshireSouth West and Mid Wales30,470.The data item is not applicable31,565.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable1,820.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 applicable24,01015,0653,310545
SwanseaSouth West and Mid Wales44,000.The data item is not applicable43,020.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable855.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 applicable30,35019,1403,365150
Neath Port TalbotSouth West and Mid Wales23,765.The data item is not applicable22,630.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable2,0801,235.The data item is not applicable1,1757,1854,525445510.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable11,6657,39553575
BridgendCentral South Wales25,970.The data item is not applicable25,515.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable2,455.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 applicable19,16511,8603,250*Numbers greater than zero but less than five.
Vale of GlamorganCentral South Wales24,245.The data item is not applicable25,295.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable2,715435.The data item is not applicable4502,1551,215395100.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable17,04010,4753,515.The data item is not applicable
Rhondda Cynon TafCentral South Wales41,345.The data item is not applicable41,325.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable2,3752,350.The data item is not applicable2,5655,9403,71069075.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable27,71517,6255,01025
Merthyr TydfilCentral South Wales10,460.The data item is not applicable9,260.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable3,910.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 applicable7,3604,445.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable
CaerphillySouth East Wales32,165.The data item is not applicable31,235.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable4,755495.The data item is not applicable4601,540895*Numbers greater than zero but less than five..The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable22,38014,5101,075210
Blaenau GwentSouth East Wales9,995.The data item is not applicable9,160.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable6952,325.The data item is not applicable2,3953,8402,365.The data item is not applicable530.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable3,3202,050.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable
TorfaenSouth East Wales16,070.The data item is not applicable16,815.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable1,725.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 applicable13,3158,5001,365.The data item is not applicable
MonmouthshireSouth East Wales11,580.The data item is not applicable13,845.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable1,600.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 applicable9,4556,2852,22555
NewportSouth East Wales28,095.The data item is not applicable29,075.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable5,395.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 applicable21,99513,1154,45055
CardiffCentral South Wales63,035.The data item is not applicable64,430.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable6,980.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 applicable44,73026,6106,145425
WalesThere are four formal Education consortia in Wales covering: North Wales, South West and Mid Wales, Central South Wales, South East Wales.511,680.The data item is not applicable524,430.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable58,3109,875.The data item is not applicable10,58527,32016,7652,4103,975.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable370,590230,23550,4502,010

Metadata

General description

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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.

Title

Number of pupils in primary, middle and secondary school classes by local authority and Key Stage

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

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.