Sweden 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:

Sweden - 2014_2015 - Table 1

Question ISCED 1 ISCED 2 Sources used Notes
1 How many school aged children are there at: 661,984 301,904 Eurostat, population on 1 January 2015 Age 7–12 is the typical age range at ISCED level 1 and age 13–15 at ISCED level 2. Data is not absolutely comparable with pupil data collected on 15 October 2014.
2 How many pupils are enrolled in all formal educational settings in: 658,065 301,606 Official statistics, Swedish National Agency for Education (school year 2014/15) Data collected on 15 October 2014.
3 How many pupils are out of any formal educational settings in: NA NA Please refer to the Country Background Information on ‘out of formal education’.
4 How many pupils are enrolled in mainstream formal educational settings with their non-disabled peers in: 652,847 297,811 Official statistics, Swedish National Agency for Education (school year 2014/15) Pupils in mainstream education and pupils in special programmes integrated for at least 50% of the time.
5 How many pupils are enrolled and educated in mainstream classes with their non-disabled peers for at least 80% of the time in: 652,847 297,811 Official statistics, Swedish National Agency for Education (school year 2014/15) Pupils in mainstream education and pupils in special programmes integrated for at least 50% of the time.

Sweden - 2014_2015 - Table 2

Question 9 years 15 years Sources used Notes
1 How many children are aged: 109,989 99,226 Eurostat, population on 1 January 2015
2 How many pupils are enrolled in all formal educational settings aged: M M Age is not collected for all pupils in school. Sweden’s Personal Data Act forbids the sampling of the social security numbers of pupils in special programmes, special schools, ethnic schools (Sami schools) and denominational schools.
3 How many pupils are out of any formal educational settings aged: NA NA Please refer to the Country Background Information on ‘out of formal education’.
4 How many pupils are enrolled in mainstream formal educational settings with their non-disabled peers in: M M Age is not collected for all pupils in school. Sweden’s Personal Data Act forbids the sampling of the social security numbers of pupils in special programmes, special schools, ethnic schools (Sami schools) and denominational 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: M M There is no data at class level.

Sweden - 2014_2015 - Table 3

Question ISCED 1 ISCED 2 Sources used Notes
1 How many pupils have an official decision of SEN in: 5,923 4,288 Official statistics, Swedish National Agency for Education (school year 2014/15) Data refers to pupils in special programmes and special 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: 705 493 Official statistics, Swedish National Agency for Education (school year 2014/15) Pupils from special programmes integrated in mainstream education for at least 50% of the time.
3 How many pupils with an official decision of SEN are educated in separate special classes in mainstream schools in: M M Data on pupils with an official decision of SEN is not recorded at class level.
4 How many pupils with an official decision of SEN are educated in separate special schools in: 5,218 3,795 Official statistics, Swedish National Agency for Education (school year 2014/15) Data refers to pupils in special programmes and special schools who are not integrated in mainstream classes.
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: NA NA All pupils have a formal educational placement. Temporary school placements are not recorded.

Sweden - 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: 3,601 2,322 2,542 1,746 Official statistics, Swedish National Agency for Education (school year 2014/15)
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: 383 322 290 203 Official statistics, Swedish National Agency for Education (school year 2014/15)
3 How many male and female pupils with an official decision of SEN are educated in separate special classes in mainstream schools in: M M M M Data about pupils with an official decision of SEN is not recorded at class level.
4 How many male and female pupils with an official decision of SEN are educated in separate special schools in: 3,218 2,000 2,252 1,543 Official statistics, Swedish National Agency for Education (school year 2014/15)
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 Please refer to the Country Background Information on ‘out of formal education’.

Sweden - 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 Data about pupils with an official decision of SEN is not collected by age.
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 M M M M M
8 year olds M M M M M
9 year olds M M M M M
10 year olds M M M M M
11 year olds M M M M M
12 year olds M M M M M
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

Sweden - 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 Data about pupils with an official decision of SEN is not collected by age.
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 M M M M M
14 year olds M M M M M
15 year olds M M M M M
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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