Thursday, 13 June 2019

Questions (80)

Noel Rock

Question:

80. Deputy Noel Rock asked the Minister for Education and Skills the number of primary school students nationally in each of the years 2015 to 2018 and to date in 2019. [24664/19]

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Written answers (Question to Education)

 The enrolment figures for the years 2015-2017, as requested by the Deputy, are in the table. 2018/19 figures are not available as yet.

All first level education institutions aided by the Department of Education and Skills

All ages

2015-16

     553,380

2016-17

     558,314

2017-18

     563,459

Figures refer to pupils in DES-aided schools only, including pupils in special classes in Mainstream primary schools and pupils attending Special schools.