Tuesday, 26 March 2019

Questions (347)

Joan Burton

Question:

347. Deputy Joan Burton asked the Minister for Education and Skills the estimated number of children that commenced national school in September 2018, by year of birth and local authority. [13432/19]

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Written answers (Question to Education)

The number of Junior Infants who started in mainstream primary schools in September 2017 is shown in the table following. The 2017 data is the latest available as 2018 data is still being finalised and will be published in June.

Junior Infants by County, by Year of Birth, 2017/2018

-

Year of Birth

-

Administrative County

2013

2012

2011

2010

Total

Carlow County Council

195

717

17

929

Cavan County Council

197

958

32

1,187

Clare County Council

270

1,283

30

1,583

Cork City Council

462

1,242

30

1,734

Cork County Council

933

4,913

122

3

5,971

Donegal County Council

470

1,661

24

2,155

Dublin City Council

2,064

3,992

64

1

6,121

Dun Laoghaire Rathdown

753

1,829

24

2,606

Fingal County Council

1,146

3,528

84

1

4,759

Galway City Council

236

689

15

940

Galway County Council

424

2,282

48

2,754

Kerry County Council

310

1,589

49

1

1,949

Kildare County Council

796

2,719

47

3,562

Kilkenny County Council

297

1,042

14

1,353

Laois County Council

249

1,066

27

1,342

Leitrim County Council

109

323

5

437

Limerick City and County Council

654

2,099

37

2,790

Longford County Council

150

491

18

659

Louth County Council

613

1,391

20

2,024

Mayo County Council

317

1,371

33

1,721

Meath County Council

603

2,468

59

3,130

Monaghan County Council

312

640

9

961

Offaly County Council

211

853

26

2

1,092

Roscommon County Council

202

709

16

927

Sligo County Council

238

701

18

957

South Dublin County Council

1,397

3,036

59

4,492

Tipperary County Council

465

1,636

28

2,129

Waterford City and County Council

455

1,208

26

1,689

Westmeath County Council

247

1,117

41

1,405

Wexford County Council

374

1,720

28

1

2,123

Wicklow County Council

485

1,672

26

2

2,185

Total

15,634

50,945

1,076

10

67,666