Dáil Éireann - Volume 417 - 10 March, 1992

Written Answers. - Pupil Numbers.

163. Mr. Stafford asked the Minister for Education if he will outline the number of school going children by age and gender.

Minister for Education (Mr. S. Brennan): The information required by the Deputy is given in tabular form below:

[163] [164] Number of Persons Receiving Full-Time Education by Age, Level and Gender — 1990-91*

1st Level

2nd Level

3rd Level

All Levels

Age

Male

Female

Total

Male

Female

Total

Male

Female

Total

Male

Female

Total

3

241

189

430

241

189

430

4

16,180

16,367

32,547

16,180

16,367

32,547

5

30,407

29,049

59,456

30,407

29,049

59,456

6

31,843

29,840

61,683

31,843

29,840

61,683

7

32,976

31,209

64,185

32,976

31,209

64,185

8

34,674

33,229

67,903

34,674

33,229

67,903

9

35,733

33,959

69,692

35,733

33,959

69,692

10

37,066

35,057

72,123

37,066

35,057

72,123

11

36,229

34,269

70,498

130

61

191

36,359

34,330

70,689

12

23,117

20,819

43,936

11,565

12,800

24,365

34,682

33,619

68,301

13

3.643

2,540

6,183

31,266

30,546

61,812

34,909

33,086

67,995

14

823

579

1,402

33,289

31,896

65,185

34,112

32,475

66,587

15

449

336

785

32,015

31,513

63,528

32,464

31,849

64,313

16

409

305

714

29,402

30,725

60,127

8

6

14

29,819

31,036

60,855

17

340

280

620

20,878

24,179

45,057

2,197

2,487

4,684

23,415

26,946

50,361

18

90

105

195

7,845

10,307

18,152

7,450

7,535

14,985

15,385

17,947

33,332

19

12

19

31

1,813

2,693

4,506

8,147

7,655

15,802

9,972

10,367

20,339

20+

3

3

1,373

1,702

3,075

19,096

15,512

34,608

20,469

17,217

37,686

Total

284,232

268,154

552,386

169,576

176,422

345,998

36,898

33,195

70,093

490,706

477,771

968,477

* Data are provisional and may be subject to adjustment when finalised for publication in my Department's Statistical Report for 1990-91.