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Data Provider: Welsh Government National Statistics Pupils by local authority, region and Welsh medium type
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[Collapse]North Wales72,8953,636.17,85416,734..15,541172,542.....4,074303,276
North WalesIsle of Anglesey15,8611,284..8,731..2,446490.....29729,109
Gwynedd28,344..17,854...4,140......64550,983
Conwy7,5061,697..1,941..8,16627,379.....69347,382
Denbighshire9,710347..6,062..78929,256.....83146,995
Flintshire4,179.......65,374.....62070,173
Wrexham7,295308......50,043.....98858,634
[Collapse]South West and Mid Wales70,56415,2081,75814,24713,2546,247.17,078243,093.....3,318384,767
South West and Mid WalesPowys3,2014,292.3,5241,3822,650.3,76731,682.....82451,322
Ceredigion9,882..4,4984,0313,597.3,3393,433......28,780
Pembrokeshire7,1582,843822....2,27838,224.....46751,792
Carmarthenshire25,0548,0739366,2257,841..7,69425,575.....71082,108
Swansea15,215.......91,695.....572107,482
Neath Port Talbot10,054.......52,484.....74563,283
[Collapse]Central South Wales60,5845,356.....4,567368,183.....7,314446,004
Central South WalesBridgend5,056.......62,900.....1,14469,100
Vale of Glamorgan8,702.......58,099.....1,22568,026
Rhondda Cynon Taf20,5123,245.....3,72887,079.....1,682116,246
Merthyr Tydfil2,326......83923,174.....58726,926
Cardiff23,9882,111......136,931.....2,676165,706
[Collapse]South East Wales24,480.......243,722.....2,437270,639
South East WalesCaerphilly13,922.......70,245.....48284,649
Blaenau Gwent775.......26,686.....56128,022
Torfaen5,545.......38,841.....36544,751
Monmouthshire1,182.......33,395.....6834,645
Newport3,056.......74,555.....96178,572
[Collapse]WalesWales228,52324,2001,75832,10129,9886,247.37,1861,027,540.....17,1431,404,686

Metadata

Title
Pupils by local authority, region and Welsh medium type

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.