Iceland Data

The EASIE data collection takes place every two years. Country data is added to this website as and when it becomes available. The default view is the most recent school year available. The data is presented in up to six tables, focusing on different aspects of inclusive education. Unless stated otherwise in the notes, the data displayed is from the selected school year.

2014/2015 Data:

Iceland - 2014_2015 - Table 1

Question ISCED 1 ISCED 2 Sources used Notes
1 How many school aged children are there at: 30,827 12,875 Data from Registers Iceland and Statistics Iceland, population as at 1 January 2015: http://px.hagstofa.is/pxis/pxweb/is/Ibuar/Ibuar__mannfjoldi__1_yfirlit__Yfirlit_mannfjolda/MAN00101.px/table/tableViewLayout1/?rxid=48e44449-cee2-49a5-8d44-377874f96ead
2 How many pupils are enrolled in all formal educational settings in: 30,422 12,714 Statistics Iceland, Annual autumn report, reference date 15 October: http://www.statice.is/statistics/society/education/compulsory-schools/ According to Article 15 of the Compulsory School Act (2008), pupils can begin ISCED level 1 a year earlier or later. In autumn 2014, 12 pupils aged six were still in pre-primary institutions.
3 How many pupils are out of any formal educational settings in: M M There is no information on out-of-school children. The reference date for the data collection is 15 October and the number of pupils finishing the school year in June is unknown. Some differences may occur due to different reference dates (15 October/1 January).
4 How many pupils are enrolled in mainstream formal educational settings with their non-disabled peers in: 30,319 12,662 Statistics Iceland, Annual autumn report, reference date 15 October: http://www.statice.is/statistics/society/education/compulsory-schools/
5 How many pupils are enrolled and educated in mainstream classes with their non-disabled peers for at least 80% of the time in: 30,124 12,462 Statistics Iceland, Annual autumn report, reference date 15 October: http://www.statice.is/statistics/society/education/compulsory-schools/

Iceland - 2014_2015 - Table 2

Question 9 years 15 years Sources used Notes
1 How many children are aged: 4,392 4,254 Data from Registers Iceland and Statistics Iceland, population as at 1 January 2015
2 How many pupils are enrolled in all formal educational settings aged: 4,337 4,227 Statistics Iceland, Annual autumn report, reference date 15 October: http://www.statice.is/statistics/society/education/compulsory-schools/ Among the 9-year-old pupils, 6 are still in third grade, 4,310 are in fourth grade and 21 are in fifth grade. Of the 15-year-old pupils, 9 are still in ninth grade, 4,151 are in tenth grade and 67 are in upper-secondary school.
3 How many pupils are out of any formal educational settings aged: M M There is no information on out-of-school children.
4 How many pupils are enrolled in mainstream formal educational settings with their non-disabled peers in: 4,321 4,142 Statistics Iceland, Annual autumn report, reference date 15 October: http://www.statice.is/statistics/society/education/compulsory-schools/
5 How many pupils are enrolled and educated in mainstream classes with their non-disabled peers for at least 80% of the time in: 4,300 4,092 Statistics Iceland, Annual autumn report, reference date 15 October: http://www.statice.is/statistics/society/education/compulsory-schools/

Iceland - 2014_2015 - Table 3

Question ISCED 1 ISCED 2 Sources used Notes
1 How many pupils have an official decision of SEN in: 4,580 2,463 Statistics Iceland, Annual autumn report, reference date 15 October: http://www.statice.is/statistics/society/education/compulsory-schools/
2 How many pupils with an official decision of SEN are educated in formal mainstream educational settings with their non disabled peers of the same age for at least 80% of the time in: 4,282 2,211 Statistics Iceland, Annual autumn report, reference date 15 October: http://www.statice.is/statistics/society/education/compulsory-schools/
3 How many pupils with an official decision of SEN are educated in separate special classes in mainstream schools in: 195 200 Statistics Iceland, Annual autumn report, reference date 15 October: http://www.statice.is/statistics/society/education/compulsory-schools/
4 How many pupils with an official decision of SEN are educated in separate special schools in: 103 52 Statistics Iceland, Annual autumn report, reference date 15 October: http://www.statice.is/statistics/society/education/compulsory-schools/
5 How many pupils with an official decision of SEN are educated in non-formal educational provision maintained by the education, health, social or justice sectors in: 0 0 Every year, some pupils with SEN temporarily receive non-formal education outside formal settings, such as in the Children's Hospital School and rehabilitation centres. However, these pupils are registered in their regional school on 15 October each year.

Iceland - 2014_2015 - Table 4

Question ISCED 1 Male ISCED 1 Female ISCED 2 Male ISCED 2 Female Sources used Notes
1 How many male and female pupils have an official decision of SEN in: 3,097 1,483 1,587 876 Statistics Iceland, Annual autumn report, reference date 15 October: http://www.statice.is/statistics/society/education/compulsory-schools/
2 How many male and female pupils with an official decision of SEN are educated in formal mainstream educational settings with their non disabled peers of the same age for at least 80% of the time in: 2,869 1,413 1,407 804 Statistics Iceland, Annual autumn report, reference date 15 October: http://www.statice.is/statistics/society/education/compulsory-schools/
3 How many male and female pupils with an official decision of SEN are educated in separate special classes in mainstream schools in: 153 42 146 54 Statistics Iceland, Annual autumn report, reference date 15 October: http://www.statice.is/statistics/society/education/compulsory-schools/
4 How many male and female pupils with an official decision of SEN are educated in separate special schools in: 75 28 34 18 Statistics Iceland, Annual autumn report, reference date 15 October: http://www.statice.is/statistics/society/education/compulsory-schools/
5 How many male and female pupils with an official decision of SEN are educated in non-formal educational provision maintained by the education, health, social or justice sectors in: 0 0 0 0 Every year, some pupils with SEN temporarily receive non-formal education outside formal settings, such as in the Children's Hospital School and rehabilitation centres. However, these pupils are registered in their regional school on 15 October each year.

Iceland - 2014_2015 - Table 5

Ages 1 How many pupils of each age have an official decision of SEN in ISCED level 1: 2 How many pupils of each age with an official decision of SEN are educated in formal mainstream educational settings with their non disabled peers of the same age for at least 80% of the time in ISCED level 1: 3 How many pupils of each age with an official decision of SEN are educated in separate special classes in mainstream schools in ISCED level 1: 4 How many pupils of each age with an official decision of SEN are educated in separate special schools in ISCED level 1: 5 How many pupils of each age with an official decision of SEN are educated in non-formal educational provision maintained by the education, health, social or justice sectors in ISCED level 1: Sources used Notes
< 3 year olds 0 0 0 0 0 Statistics Iceland, Annual autumn report, reference date 15 October: http://www.statice.is/statistics/society/education/compulsory-schools/
3 year olds 0 0 0 0 0
4 year olds 0 0 0 0 0
5 year olds 0 0 0 0 0
6 year olds 446 416 23 7 0
7 year olds 543 493 31 19 0
8 year olds 584 560 14 10 0
9 year olds 715 678 21 16 0
10 year olds 728 676 37 15 0
11 year olds 778 721 40 17 0
12 year olds 786 738 29 19 0
13 year olds 0 0 0 0 0
14 year olds 0 0 0 0 0
15 year olds 0 0 0 0 0
16 year olds 0 0 0 0 0
17 year olds 0 0 0 0 0
18 year olds 0 0 0 0 0
19 year olds 0 0 0 0 0
20 year olds 0 0 0 0 0
21 year olds 0 0 0 0 0
22 year olds 0 0 0 0 0
23 year olds 0 0 0 0 0
>23 year olds 0 0 0 0 0

Iceland - 2014_2015 - Table 6

Ages 1 How many pupils of each age have an official decision of SEN in ISCED level 2: 2 How many pupils of each age with an official decision of SEN are educated in formal mainstream educational settings with their non disabled peers of the same age for at least 80% of the time in ISCED level 2: 3 How many pupils of each age with an official decision of SEN are educated in separate special classes in mainstream schools in ISCED level 2: 4 How many pupils of each age with an official decision of SEN are educated in separate special schools in ISCED level 2: 5 How many pupils of each age with an official decision of SEN are educated in non-formal educational provision maintained by the education, health, social or justice sectors in ISCED level 2: Sources used Notes
< 3 year olds 0 0 0 0 0 Statistics Iceland, Annual autumn report, reference date 15 October: http://www.statice.is/statistics/society/education/compulsory-schools/
3 year olds 0 0 0 0 0
4 year olds 0 0 0 0 0
5 year olds 0 0 0 0 0
6 year olds 0 0 0 0 0
7 year olds 0 0 0 0 0
8 year olds 0 0 0 0 0
9 year olds 0 0 0 0 0
10 year olds 0 0 0 0 0
11 year olds 0 0 0 0 0
12 year olds 0 0 0 0 0
13 year olds 775 698 64 13 0
14 year olds 890 783 86 21 0
15 year olds 798 730 50 18 0
16 year olds 0 0 0 0 0
17 year olds 0 0 0 0 0
18 year olds 0 0 0 0 0
19 year olds 0 0 0 0 0
20 year olds 0 0 0 0 0
21 year olds 0 0 0 0 0
22 year olds 0 0 0 0 0
23 year olds 0 0 0 0 0
>23 year olds 0 0 0 0 0

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