Statistics

Where can I find a list of schools in the Country/County/my area?

Please see the Find a School page

How many schools/pupils/teachers are there in the country at present?

This information can be found in the Key Statistics reports

What is meant by walking principal/resource teacher/GAM teacher?

See guide to the types of teacher employed in the Irish primary school system

Where can I find time series data on education in Ireland over the last 10 years?

This information is available using the Education Statistics Database.

Is there data available on education in the 1920's to 1990's?

Please see the list of historical Statistical Reports.

Where can I find data on the numbers in special education?

Report on Statistics and Special Education.
For Further information on Special Education please see the statistics area of the National Council for Special Education's website.

I would like to know the class sizes in my local school.

Class size information can be found on the Data on Individual Schools page

Is there data available on the number of pupils expected to enrol in each level of education in the future?

Projection reports can be found on the Statistical Reports page.

Where can I find data on the number of second level pupils that left school early and the number that stayed on to do their Leaving Certificate?

Retention rate data can be found on the Statistical Reports page

Where can I find data on third level education?

Section 6 of the Annual Statistical Report has data on third level education.
For further data on third level please see the statistics area of Higher Education Authority's website.

I would like information on the numbers taking and results of the Junior and Leaving Certificate.

Section 5 of the Annual Statistical Report looks at state examinations.
For further data on examinations please see the statistics area of the State Examination Commission's website.