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Data Provider: Welsh Government National Statistics Pupils by local authority and age group
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Isle of AngleseyNorth Wales*Numbers greater than zero but less than five.7604256459005007202,1752,2902,3402,3402,3102,2502,0601,9951,9601,9451,89589074055.The data item is not applicable
GwyneddNorth Wales*Numbers greater than zero but less than five.1,3507801,1401,4308301,2403,5303,7303,8303,9103,8653,8454,0604,0453,9303,7553,5251,1601,01060*Numbers greater than zero but less than five.
ConwyNorth Wales*Numbers greater than zero but less than five.1,2357701,1001,3208001,1253,3603,4503,5803,6403,5503,4953,3553,3803,3403,3203,1401,7801,580130.The data item is not applicable
DenbighshireNorth Wales601,3207101,0251,4257751,0353,3303,3103,3803,4203,4503,4353,8903,8153,6503,5703,2351,3251,110120.The data item is not applicable
FlintshireNorth Wales3101,9401,0651,5902,0651,1351,6805,0305,2205,3355,4405,4005,4505,2155,1355,0354,9104,7451,6901,490255*Numbers greater than zero but less than five.
WrexhamNorth Wales3601,8059901,4351,9251,0851,5354,7004,8404,9354,9504,9404,9404,0203,9703,8153,7103,485510400110.The data item is not applicable
PowysSouth West and Mid Wales3805102854001,5559201,2353,7653,8503,8803,9603,9604,0153,9853,9603,8753,8753,7901,6401,375140.The data item is not applicable
CeredigionSouth West and Mid Wales4104803506007955106551,9702,0052,0402,1102,0502,0102,1302,1452,1552,1352,1251,1401,01080*Numbers greater than zero but less than five.
PembrokeshireSouth West and Mid Wales1,1201,2858601,2001,5759351,2353,7803,9204,0104,1754,0854,0603,6753,6603,5953,4903,3701,01583075*Numbers greater than zero but less than five.
CarmarthenshireSouth West and Mid Wales1,4251,7251,3701,8502,3751,4601,8705,8505,9706,1906,2406,1406,1506,2156,1755,9605,8355,6502,2551,990145*Numbers greater than zero but less than five.
SwanseaSouth West and Mid Wales2,7952,9901,7502,4453,2001,8452,5107,7107,9058,1308,2608,1058,1457,8707,8257,4857,3207,2302,2501,835195*Numbers greater than zero but less than five.
Neath Port TalbotSouth West and Mid Wales1,7151,7751,0301,5001,8351,0501,5704,4604,5204,7154,7954,8054,7404,9904,9104,8754,7804,59067056040*Numbers greater than zero but less than five.
BridgendCentral South Wales1,0251,8801,0851,5851,9651,1301,6504,8254,9905,2205,2605,1555,0405,0004,9254,8754,7104,4802,3852,140195*Numbers greater than zero but less than five.
Vale of GlamorganCentral South Wales1,4901,8701,0951,4702,0101,1301,6204,8554,8655,0155,1005,0755,1005,1004,9354,7654,5454,4452,4052,020120.The data item is not applicable
Rhondda Cynon TafCentral South Wales1,3953,1951,9202,5753,3401,9952,6658,0808,2458,4908,5708,5758,4358,7758,6508,4908,3108,1203,6903,010245.The data item is not applicable
Merthyr TydfilCentral South Wales6809055057309505157202,2352,1852,1952,1402,1052,1501,9901,9201,8201,7201,620253030.The data item is not applicable
CaerphillySouth East Wales1,7802,4101,3502,0652,5351,4702,1306,2156,2106,3706,4106,4306,4106,2356,1555,9555,9255,8201,3701,135100.The data item is not applicable
Blaenau GwentSouth East Wales8408705157258855857602,2952,3052,2902,2852,3302,3701,9051,8951,7551,8201,715302020.The data item is not applicable
TorfaenSouth East Wales6351,0105557751,3407351,0603,2253,3103,3553,3803,3903,3353,4003,3903,3503,3003,220610645100.The data item is not applicable
MonmouthshireSouth East Wales3154452653651,0806158802,6302,6702,7502,7402,7302,7352,4002,3752,3502,4052,3801,3101,13035.The data item is not applicable
NewportSouth East Wales1,0251,9951,1551,6902,5001,4102,0756,0055,9956,0406,0355,9806,0055,9355,6905,4105,1554,9852,6352,130120*Numbers greater than zero but less than five.
CardiffCentral South Wales2,6754,5902,6253,7955,2052,9904,29012,50012,71512,88012,91012,81012,64512,05511,66011,15510,63010,1405,0404,265345*Numbers greater than zero but less than five.
WalesThere are four formal Education consortia in Wales covering: North Wales, South West and Mid Wales, Central South Wales, South East Wales.20,43536,34021,48530,71042,21524,43034,270102,505104,505106,975108,050107,230106,750104,275102,61099,61097,16093,70035,82530,4502,735*Numbers greater than zero but less than five.

Metadata

Title

Pupils by local authority and age group

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

* = 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.