Italy 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:

Italy - 2014_2015 - Table 1

Question ISCED 1 ISCED 2 Sources used Notes
1 How many school aged children are there at: 2,870,743 1,708,078 Eurostat 6–10 years for ISCED level 1 and 11–13 years for ISCED level 2.
2 How many pupils are enrolled in all formal educational settings in: 2,820,696 1,738,729 Ministry of Education, University and Research (MIUR) The reasons for discrepancy with Question 1 are: (1) many 6-year-old pupils are enrolled in ISCED 0 (pre-primary), (2) many 10-year-old pupils are enrolled in ISCED 2 (lower-secondary education), (3) some pupils older than 13 years old are enrolled in ISCED 2, (4) sources for population and pupil enrolment are different.
3 How many pupils are out of any formal educational settings in: M M No data available.
4 How many pupils are enrolled in mainstream formal educational settings with their non-disabled peers in: 2,819,507 1,738,507 MIUR Difference from Question 2 and the number of pupils enrolled in separate special schools (not necessarily with an official decision of SEN).
5 How many pupils are enrolled and educated in mainstream classes with their non-disabled peers for at least 80% of the time in: 2,819,507 1,738,507 MIUR The same as Question 4 because the Italian school system does not have special classes in mainstream schools.

Italy - 2014_2015 - Table 2

Question 9 years 15 years Sources used Notes
1 How many children are aged: 570,079 570,437 Eurostat
2 How many pupils are enrolled in all formal educational settings aged: 560,075 570,577 Ministry of Education, University and Research (MIUR); Institute for the Development of Vocational Training of Workers (ISFOL) MIUR collects data on school enrolment; ISFOL collects data on vocational education and training (with reference to 15-year-old pupils).
3 How many pupils are out of any formal educational settings aged: M M No data available.
4 How many pupils are enrolled in mainstream formal educational settings with their non-disabled peers in: 559,936 570,495 MIUR Difference from Question 2 and the number of pupils enrolled in separate special schools (not necessarily with an official decision of SEN) aged 9 or 15 years old.
5 How many pupils are enrolled and educated in mainstream classes with their non-disabled peers for at least 80% of the time in: 559,936 570,495 MIUR The same as Question 4 because the Italian school system does not have special classes in mainstream schools.

Italy - 2014_2015 - Table 3

Question ISCED 1 ISCED 2 Sources used Notes
1 How many pupils have an official decision of SEN in: 86,985 66,863 Ministry of Education, University and Research (MIUR); National Institute of Statistics (ISTAT) MIUR collects data; ISTAT collects data for the district of Bolzano only.
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: 85,926 66,711 MIUR
3 How many pupils with an official decision of SEN are educated in separate special classes in mainstream schools in: 0 0 MIUR The Italian school system does not separate non-disabled pupils from pupils with SEN in mainstream schools.
4 How many pupils with an official decision of SEN are educated in separate special schools in: 1,059 152 MIUR
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: M M No data available

Italy - 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: 61,957 25,028 44,827 22,036 Ministry of Education, University and Research (MIUR) MIUR collects data; the National Institute of Statistics (ISTAT) collects data for the district of Bolzano only.
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: 61,207 24,719 44,733 21,978 MIUR
3 How many male and female pupils with an official decision of SEN are educated in separate special classes in mainstream schools in: 0 0 0 0 MIUR
4 How many male and female pupils with an official decision of SEN are educated in separate special schools in: 750 309 94 58 MIUR
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: M M M M No data available

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