Parliamentary Question for the Minister for Education and Skills (Ruairi Quinn TD)
For WRITTEN ANSWER on 25/03/2014
To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the number of students in schools and centres for education at both primary and post-primary level; and if he will make a statement on the matter.
The most recently available statistics relate to the 2012/2013 academic year. These show that there were 526,422 pupils in DES aided primary level schools and 362,847 pupils in DES aided post-primary schools. Further breakdowns are available in the Department’s Annual Statistical Report available on the website at .