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Data Provider: Welsh Government National Statistics Number of pupils aged 5 or over by local authority, region and ethnicity
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[Collapse]North WalesThere are four formal Education consortia in Wales covering: North Wales, South West and Mid Wales, Central South Wales, South East Wales.159,44312,9071,460173,810
North WalesThere are four formal Education consortia in Wales covering: North Wales, South West and Mid Wales, Central South Wales, South East Wales.Isle of AngleseyNorth Wales15,87468119516,750
GwyneddNorth Wales27,2701,54166329,474
ConwyNorth Wales25,4241,8048427,312
DenbighshireNorth Wales25,3351,6858727,107
FlintshireNorth Wales36,8743,22816840,270
WrexhamNorth Wales28,6663,96826332,897
[Collapse]South West and Mid WalesThere are four formal Education consortia in Wales covering: North Wales, South West and Mid Wales, Central South Wales, South East Wales.198,32519,5411,354219,220
South West and Mid WalesThere are four formal Education consortia in Wales covering: North Wales, South West and Mid Wales, Central South Wales, South East Wales.PowysSouth West and Mid Wales28,7301,78817430,692
CeredigionSouth West and Mid Wales15,0201,34636016,726
PembrokeshireSouth West and Mid Wales27,1331,62629229,051
CarmarthenshireSouth West and Mid Wales43,3803,51621847,114
SwanseaSouth West and Mid Wales50,8179,04224260,101
Neath Port TalbotSouth West and Mid Wales33,2452,2236835,536
[Collapse]Central South WalesThere are four formal Education consortia in Wales covering: North Wales, South West and Mid Wales, Central South Wales, South East Wales.208,13243,436914252,482
Central South WalesThere are four formal Education consortia in Wales covering: North Wales, South West and Mid Wales, Central South Wales, South East Wales.BridgendCentral South Wales36,7152,47116039,346
Vale of GlamorganCentral South Wales33,9634,5685038,581
Rhondda Cynon TafCentral South Wales62,8473,18914866,184
Merthyr TydfilCentral South Wales13,2641,3654114,670
CardiffCentral South Wales61,34331,84351593,701
[Collapse]South East WalesThere are four formal Education consortia in Wales covering: North Wales, South West and Mid Wales, Central South Wales, South East Wales.135,73716,930902153,569
South East WalesThere are four formal Education consortia in Wales covering: North Wales, South West and Mid Wales, Central South Wales, South East Wales.CaerphillySouth East Wales45,1361,85323647,225
Blaenau GwentSouth East Wales14,4827767015,328
TorfaenSouth East Wales24,1861,38811925,693
MonmouthshireSouth East Wales18,9061,17524620,327
NewportSouth East Wales33,02711,73823144,996
[Collapse]WalesThere are four formal Education consortia in Wales covering: North Wales, South West and Mid Wales, Central South Wales, South East Wales.WalesThere are four formal Education consortia in Wales covering: North Wales, South West and Mid Wales, Central South Wales, South East Wales.701,63792,8144,630799,081

Metadata

Title

Number of pupils aged 5 or over by local authority, region and ethnic background

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

None.

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.