National Statistics

Attendance at grant-aided primary, post-primary and special schools: 2015 to 2016 - detailed statistics

Detailed attendance statistics for schools for the 2015/16 academic year. It includes information on the levels of absence, type of absence and reason for absence.



Attendance data for the 2015/16 academic year was collected from all grant-aided primary, post-primary and special schools via the school census in October 2016. Initial findings for 2015/16 were published in a Statistical First Release on 26 January 2017. This statistical release supplements that information and includes analysis of attendance data by school type and characteristics such as management type, as well as pupil characteristics, for example gender and ethnicity.

Published 23 February 2017