Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Numbers on Primary Schools' Rolls.

asked the Minister for Education if he will state the total number of (a) boys, (b) girls, on the rolls of primary schools at the end of each term in each of the years 1931 to 1935, inclusive.

The total number of (a) boys, and (b) girls on the rolls of primary schools at the end of each term in each of the years 1931 to 1935, inclusive, is not available. The numbers of (a) boys, (b) girls on rolls on 30th June (end of school year) in each of the years 1931 to 1935 were as follows:—

YEAR

Boys

Girls

1931

255,268

254,128

1932

254,673

253,747

1933

256,787

256,562

1934

252,093

252,497

1935

247,634

248,195