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Parliamentary debates and questions

S5W-12533: Oliver Mundell (Dumfriesshire)

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

Date lodged: 9 November 2017

To ask the Scottish Government how many children and young people whose education is provided by their local authority are educated in a different council area.

Answered by: John Swinney 14 November 2017

16,877 pupils in publicly funded primary, secondary and special schools were educated in a different local authority to their home local authority. This data has been published in the pupil census supplementary data 2016:

http://www.gov.scot/Topics/Statistics/Browse/School-Education/dspupcensus/dspupcensus16

 

Primary

Secondary

Special

Total

Headcount of Pupils

6,068

10,634

175

16,877