National Statistics

Teacher workforce statistics in grant-aided schools in Northern Ireland (Teacher numbers and PTRs): 2015 to 2016

The purpose of this statistical bulletin is to provide analysis of the latest annual data collections relating to teacher numbers and pupil: teacher ratios in grant-aided schools in 2015/16.

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The purpose of this statistical bulletin is to provide analysis of the latest annual data collections relating to teacher numbers and pupil: teacher ratios in grant-aided schools in 2015/16. This information is analysed by school type and teacher characteristics including gender, age, full-time/part-time working and principal/vice principal breakdown. The information collected throughout this process is used by policy branches within the Department of Education to inform education workforce policy. The data are also used to respond to Assembly questions. Information in this statistical bulletin relates to teacher numbers and Pupil: Teacher Ratios. All figures referred to are included in the main body of the text. All tables are included as annexes.

Published 16 June 2016