Tuesday, 11 June 2019

Ceisteanna (220)

Margaret Murphy O'Mahony

Ceist:

220. Deputy Margaret Murphy O'Mahony asked the Minister for Education and Skills the number of students enrolled in higher education in each of the years 2012 to 2018; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [23326/19]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Education)

The information requested by the Deputy for the years 2012 - 2017 is available in the table. Data for the 2018/2019 academic year is being finalised and will be available later this year. These figures include students enrolled at HEA-funded institutions only.

Academic Year

Level/Mode

2011/2012

2012/2013

2013/2014

2014/2015

2015/2016

2016/2017

2017/2018

Full-time Postgraduate

21804

21186

21819

21926

22637

23092

23819

Part-time Postgraduate

12812

14015

14490

15139

15057

15645

16307

Total Postgraduate

34616

35201

36309

37065

37694

38737

40126

Full-time Undergraduate

142483

145451

148545

151360

156717

157518

159823

Part-time Undergraduate

21242

20627

21236

20897

22192

21988

23794

Total Undergraduate

163725

166078

169781

172257

178909

179506

183617

Total Enrolments

198341

201279

206090

209322

216603

218243

223743