National Statistics

Teacher workforce statistics in grant-aided schools in Northern Ireland (Teacher numbers and PTRs): 2016 to 2017

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 2016/17.

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Teacher workforce statistics in grant-aided schools in Northern Ireland, 2016/17

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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 2016/17. 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 15 June 2017