Latvia 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:

Latvia - 2014_2015 - Table 1

Question ISCED 1 ISCED 2 Sources used Notes
1 How many school aged children are there at: 118,019 53,720 Central Statistical Bureau of Latvia, population statistics, reference date for age: 31 December 2014 The theoretical age group for ISCED 1 is 7–12 years, for ISCED 2 it is 13–15 years (according to the country's educational system). However, the typical age group for ISCED 2 is 13–16 years. To ensure international comparability of the data, for calculation of the educational indicators, the Central Statistical Bureau uses the theoretical age group for all ISCED levels.
2 How many pupils are enrolled in all formal educational settings in: 117,303 55,331 Ministry of Education and Science (http://izm.izm.gov.lv/registri-statistika/statistika-vispareja/9576.html); Central Statistical Bureau of Latvia (for ISCED 2 vocational education) The enrolment data for ISCED level 2 (ISCED level 1) is gross enrolment data. All the pupils enrolled in level 2 are included regardless of their age. As mentioned before, the theoretical age group for ISCED 2 is 13–15 years, but pupils aged 16–31 in general and vocational education programmes at level 2 are included.
3 How many pupils are out of any formal educational settings in: M M Information not available.
4 How many pupils are enrolled in mainstream formal educational settings with their non-disabled peers in: 113,753 53,122 Ministry of Education and Science (http://izm.izm.gov.lv/registri-statistika/statistika-vispareja/9576.html); Central Statistical Bureau of Latvia (for ISCED 2 vocational education) Data includes general and vocational education at ISCED 2. Pupils enrolled in special schools are excluded.
5 How many pupils are enrolled and educated in mainstream classes with their non-disabled peers for at least 80% of the time in: 112,733 52,786 Ministry of Education and Science (http://izm.izm.gov.lv/registri-statistika/statistika-vispareja/9576.html); Central Statistical Bureau of Latvia (for ISCED 2 vocational education) Data includes general and vocational education at ISCED 2. Pupils enrolled in special schools and classes are excluded.

Latvia - 2014_2015 - Table 2

Question 9 years 15 years Sources used Notes
1 How many children are aged: 19,835 17,494 Central Statistical Bureau of Latvia, population statistics, reference date for age: 31 December 2014
2 How many pupils are enrolled in all formal educational settings aged: 19,503 17,232 Ministry of Education and Science. Statistics on pupils born in 2003 and 1997. Central Statistical Bureau of Latvia (for ISCED 2 vocational education) Data includes general and vocational education at ISCED 2.
3 How many pupils are out of any formal educational settings aged: M M Information not available.
4 How many pupils are enrolled in mainstream formal educational settings with their non-disabled peers in: 18,781 16,562 Ministry of Education and Science. Statistics on pupils born in 2003 and 1997. Central Statistical Bureau of Latvia (for ISCED 2 vocational education) Pupils with SEN in vocational education (ISCED 2) are not distributed by age and are not included.
5 How many pupils are enrolled and educated in mainstream classes with their non-disabled peers for at least 80% of the time in: M M When pupils receive education in mainstream settings, those who follow special education programmes or who have special needs but follow general education programmes are not reflected separately in statistics.

Latvia - 2014_2015 - Table 3

Question ISCED 1 ISCED 2 Sources used Notes
1 How many pupils have an official decision of SEN in: 7,423 3,879 Ministry of Education and Science All pupils in special schools, special classes and special programmes in mainstream classes have an official decision of SEN. Data includes pupils with SEN in vocational education at ISCED 2.
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: 2,846 1,323 Ministry of Education and Science No data if pupils with SEN who follow a general education programme have an official decision of SEN. Data includes pupils with SEN in vocational education at ISCED 2.
3 How many pupils with an official decision of SEN are educated in separate special classes in mainstream schools in: 1,020 336 Ministry of Education and Science
4 How many pupils with an official decision of SEN are educated in separate special schools in: 3,557 2,220 Ministry of Education and Science For the 2014/2015 school year, pupils in vocational basic education are included in the number of pupils in ISCED level 2.
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 Non-formal education is not provided at the compulsory education level.

Latvia - 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: M M M M No accurate data could be provided.
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: M M M M When pupils receive education in mainstream settings, those who follow special education programmes or who have special needs but follow general education programmes are not reflected separately in statistics.
3 How many male and female pupils with an official decision of SEN are educated in separate special classes in mainstream schools in: 692 328 221 115 Ministry of Education and Science
4 How many male and female pupils with an official decision of SEN are educated in separate special schools in: 2,359 1,198 1,437 783 Ministry of Education and Science
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: NA NA NA NA There are no non-formal settings maintained in Latvia.

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