Teacher Statistics

Breakdown of Career Break by year, sector and gender for 2012/2013 - 2018/2019

Primary (Male)
Primary (Female)
Post Primary (Male)*
Post Primary (Female)*
Overall Total
2018/201932715551554142451
2017/201828714201464112264
2016/201724513481243732090
2015/201623612511033511941
2014/20152101236753211842
2013/20141781183622921715
2012/20131231105532541535
  * This information excludes Education and Training Boards (ETBs)

Number of Teachers that are job-sharing

School Year
Primary
Post Primary*
2018/201924241165
2017/201821281122
2016/201718361065
 * This information excludes Education and Training Boards (ETBs)

Retired Teacher Numbers returning to Teaching

School Year
Primary Teachers
Voluntary Secondary and Community and Comprehensive teachers*
Total Number of Teachers
Total Number of Days Worked
Number of Teachers
Days Worked
Number of Teachers
Days   Worked

2018/2019

1240

47312

386

11530

1626

58842

2017/2018

1003

33093

339

10190

1342

43283

2016/2017

679 

19306

279

6229

958

25535

2015/2016

614

13927

279

5044

893

18971

2014/2015

320

5996

240

4395

560

10391

2013/2014

302

5259

235

4162

537

9421

2012/2013

455

7975

303

5433

758

13408

2011/2012

847

10869

544

7059

1391

17928

 * This information excludes Education and Training Boards (ETBs)

Number of teachers by gender appointed to teaching posts

School Year

Primary School Gender Breakdown

 

 

Total   no of Females (including Principals)

Total   no of Males (including Principals)

Female   Principals

Male   Principals

Overall   Total

2017/2018

33667

6030

2161

1081

39697

2016/2017

32509

5680

2171

1084

38189

2015/2016

31400

5406

2160

1102

36806

2014/2015

30530

5170

2157

1121

35700

 

School Year

Voluntary Secondary and Community and Comprehensive Schools Gender Breakdown

 

Total   no of Females (including Principals)

Total   no of Males (including Principals)

Female   Principals

Male   Principals

Total

2017/2018

14184

6356

227

258

20540

2016/2017

13463

5993

225

253

19456

2015/2016

13051

5765

224

261

18816

2014/2015

12731

5638

219

259

18369

Figures extracted from Payroll databases on 30th June each year which includes contracted and casual teachers. The Principal’s figures are determined by teachers whom hold a Principals/Acting up Principals’ allowance at that time. Post Primary figures excludes ETB figures.

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