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Data Provider: Welsh Government National Statistics Pupils aged 5-15 eligible for free school meals by local authority, region and year
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[Collapse]North Wales13,24412,57012,00211,76111,38112,16513,18113,68513,43813,36013,14612,93712,80312,53412,55413,61814,968
North WalesIsle of Anglesey1,7411,6071,4611,3491,2871,3871,4081,4291,3551,5391,3871,3081,2871,2181,1881,2121,360
Gwynedd2,1621,9982,0301,9451,8571,8171,8842,0091,9111,9171,7771,8211,7791,7081,6951,6831,790
Conwy2,3002,1622,0352,0271,9392,0742,3032,2512,2292,2792,2262,0951,9982,0751,9702,1432,125
Denbighshire1,9791,7801,7941,8561,9362,0722,2782,3852,3172,3432,3872,3422,3602,2562,2002,4502,772
Flintshire2,6202,5472,3682,2692,0872,1712,4192,7472,7812,5012,5662,7582,7922,5892,8503,2213,704
Wrexham2,4422,4762,3142,3152,2752,6442,8892,8642,8452,7812,8032,6132,5872,6882,6512,9093,217
[Collapse]South West and Mid Wales20,64719,71818,37418,13317,28717,25418,15218,98718,34018,07717,81117,80817,61917,63217,37718,51519,708
South West and Mid WalesPowys1,7541,7251,6331,6401,5741,5851,7191,7021,6851,5941,6041,5931,5401,5941,5971,6011,921
Ceredigion1,1049939599599469759781,0189349138828758348188618511,055
Pembrokeshire2,5822,4492,3542,2212,1412,0742,4642,5782,4942,5862,5072,2442,2152,3572,1552,2262,251
Carmarthenshire3,9183,6873,4503,6103,5363,5043,5053,7563,5163,4443,5193,6883,7203,5463,4723,6504,064
Swansea6,8796,7136,0095,8885,5185,4125,6405,9355,7605,6945,4945,4675,3765,4825,5076,0866,222
Neath Port Talbot4,4104,1513,9693,8153,5723,7043,8463,9983,9513,8463,8053,9413,9343,8353,7854,1014,195
[Collapse]Central South Wales26,36625,15623,36423,16922,15122,76523,59624,21223,05423,90623,62223,02822,42122,31721,73922,56025,203
Central South WalesBridgend3,6203,4943,2783,2133,1573,2403,4833,4583,5253,6533,5623,4473,2513,1283,1923,3903,758
Vale of Glamorgan2,1632,1212,1102,1752,0562,1552,3482,3862,2642,4042,3872,2522,2222,1972,1412,1692,441
Rhondda Cynon Taf8,4078,0927,2857,2506,6327,0437,2367,5177,2647,2056,9266,6056,3836,3986,2956,2947,077
Merthyr Tydfil2,4192,3492,1042,0551,8591,8471,8701,8001,7661,6891,7551,6691,5581,4891,4531,4941,507
Cardiff9,7579,1008,5878,4768,4478,4808,6599,0518,2358,9558,9929,0559,0079,1058,6589,21310,420
[Collapse]South East Wales16,81616,14315,17414,49613,78514,31114,86215,18915,43315,55014,83914,61514,19713,20613,21213,98115,278
South East WalesCaerphilly5,5605,2435,1304,9914,7644,9085,1815,5205,7315,5295,0815,2225,1264,7644,6184,4924,909
Blaenau Gwent2,4392,4602,2882,2301,9572,2782,4572,3392,3132,3232,3262,2222,0951,7021,7071,7291,957
Torfaen2,9492,7102,4312,4182,3582,2292,1762,2882,4142,3742,2972,2342,1582,0932,2652,6823,072
Monmouthshire1,1911,1361,0871,0721,0409641,0761,1251,1181,1411,1051,0581,0689791,0301,0551,222
Newport4,6774,5944,2383,7853,6663,9323,9723,9173,8574,1834,0303,8793,7503,6683,5924,0234,118
[Collapse]WalesWales77,07373,58768,91467,55964,60466,49569,79172,07370,26570,89369,41868,38867,04065,68964,88268,67475,157

Metadata

Title
Pupils aged 5-15 eligible for free school meals by local authority, region and year

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


Next update
July 2020

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.