UK (Northern Ireland) 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:

UK (Northern Ireland) - 2014_2015 - Table 1

Question ISCED 1 ISCED 2 Sources used Notes
1 How many school aged children are there at: 171,279 112,866 Eurostat (January 2015) ISCED 1: pupils aged 4–10; ISCED 2 pupils aged 11–15.
2 How many pupils are enrolled in all formal educational settings in: 168,118 113,473 Northern Ireland (NI) school census 2014/15 (10 October 2014) Figures include primary (Y1–Y7), post-primary (Y8–Y12), special (same years), hospital and independent schools (ages used as a proxy for these sectors).
3 How many pupils are out of any formal educational settings in: 42 396 NI school census 2014/15 (10 October 2014) Educated other than at school (EOTAS) pupils only.
4 How many pupils are enrolled in mainstream formal educational settings with their non-disabled peers in: 165,774 111,181 NI school census 2014/15 (10 October 2014) Includes primary (Y1–Y7), post-primary (Y8–Y12), pupils enrolled in learning support centres, dual-registered pupils and pupils in independent schools. Figures exclude those in special and hospital schools and EOTAS.
5 How many pupils are enrolled and educated in mainstream classes with their non-disabled peers for at least 80% of the time in: 164,584 110,458 NI school census 2014/15 (10 October 2014) Figures include primary (Y1–Y7) and post-primary (Y8–Y12) mainstream pupils only and those enrolled in independent schools. Learning support centres, dual-registered, EOTAS, special and hospital school pupils are excluded.

UK (Northern Ireland) - 2014_2015 - Table 2

Question 9 years 15 years Sources used Notes
1 How many children are aged: 22,998 23,699 Eurostat (January 2015)
2 How many pupils are enrolled in all formal educational settings aged: 22,877 23,928 Northern Ireland (NI) school census 2014/15 (10 October 2014) Figures include primary, post-primary, special, hospital and independent schools census taken on 10 October 2014, but age related to 1 July.
3 How many pupils are out of any formal educational settings aged: 5 245 NI school census 2014/15 (10 October 2014) Educated other than at school (EOTAS) pupils only.
4 How many pupils are enrolled in mainstream formal educational settings with their non-disabled peers in: 22,557 23,253 NI school census 2014/15 (10 October 2014) Includes primary, post-primary, pupils enrolled in learning support centres, dual-registered pupils and pupils in independent schools. Figures exclude those in special and hospital schools and EOTAS.
5 How many pupils are enrolled and educated in mainstream classes with their non-disabled peers for at least 80% of the time in: 22,384 23,104 NI school census 2014/15 (10 October 2014) Figures include primary and post-primary mainstream pupils only and those enrolled in independent schools. Learning support centres, dual-registered, EOTAS, special and hospital school pupils are excluded.

UK (Northern Ireland) - 2014_2015 - Table 3

Question ISCED 1 ISCED 2 Sources used Notes
1 How many pupils have an official decision of SEN in: 7,166 7,241 Northern Ireland (NI) school census 2014/15 (10 October 2014) Figures include pupils who have been given a statement of SEN. Figures include primary (Y1–Y7) only, post-primary (Y8–Y12) and special (Y1–Y12).
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: 4,033 4,613 NI school census 2014/15 (10 October 2014) Figures include statemented pupils who are enrolled in mainstream classes only (learning support centres and dual-registered pupils have not been included).
3 How many pupils with an official decision of SEN are educated in separate special classes in mainstream schools in: 986 687 NI school census 2014/15 (10 October 2014) These figures relate to learning support centres only. Dual-registered pupils have also been included here, although some of the dual-registered pupils attend special schools.
4 How many pupils with an official decision of SEN are educated in separate special schools in: 2,136 1,822 NI school census 2014/15 (10 October 2014) Special schools only (Y1–Y12).
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: 11 119 NI school census 2014/15 (10 October 2014) These figures relate to educated other than at school (EOTAS) pupils only.

UK (Northern Ireland) - 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: 5,262 1,904 5,215 2,026 Northern Ireland (NI) school census 2014/15 (10 October 2014) Figures include pupils who have been given a statement of SEN. Figures include primary (Y1–Y7) only and post-primary (Y8–Y12) and special (same years).
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: 2,954 1,079 3,395 1,218 NI school census 2014/15 (10 October 2014) Figures include statemented pupils who are enrolled in mainstream classes only (learning support centres and dual-registered pupils have not been included).
3 How many male and female pupils with an official decision of SEN are educated in separate special classes in mainstream schools in: 766 220 493 194 NI school census 2014/15 (10 October 2014) These figures relate to learning support centres. Dual-registered pupils have also been included here, although some of the dual-registered pupils attend special schools.
4 How many male and female pupils with an official decision of SEN are educated in separate special schools in: 1,533 603 1,243 579 NI school census 2014/15 (10 October 2014) Special schools only (Y1–Y7 and Y8–Y12).
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 84 35 NI school census 2014/15 (10 October 2014) These figures relate to educated other than at school (EOTAS) pupils only. ISCED 1 Male is 'M' because the figure is less than 5, so cannot be released in line with the Department of Education Northern Ireland data suppression policy. ISCED 1 Female is 'M' because the figure is more than or equal to 5 and is suppressed to avoid the possible identification of individual pupils.

UK (Northern Ireland) - 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 Northern Ireland school census Figures include pupils who have been given a statement of SEN. Figures include primary (Y1–Y7) only, post-primary (Y8–Y12) and special (Y1–Y12). 'M' denotes a figure less than 5, which cannot be released in line with the Department of Education Northern Ireland data suppression policy.
3 year olds 13 0 0 13 0
4 year olds 636 266 72 298 0
5 year olds 899 432 136 330 M
6 year olds 1,012 558 127 323 M
7 year olds 1,043 614 137 292 0
8 year olds 1,030 586 163 279 M
9 year olds 1,153 699 158 293 M
10 year olds 1,287 809 179 298 M
11 year olds 93 69 14 10 0
12 year olds 0 0 0 0 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

UK (Northern Ireland) - 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 Northern Ireland school census Figures include pupils who have been given a statement of SEN. Figures include primary (Y1–Y7) only, post-primary (Y8–Y12) and special (Y1–Y12). 'M' denotes a figure that is less than 5, so cannot be released in line with the Department of Education Northern Ireland data suppression policy. 'NA' denotes a figure that is more than or equal to 5 and is suppressed to avoid possible identification of individual pupils.
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 M 0 0 M 0
11 year olds 1,278 820 122 334 M
12 year olds 1,378 899 122 352 5
13 year olds 1,429 902 160 353 14
14 year olds 1,480 950 141 365 24
15 year olds 1,566 966 132 397 71
16 year olds 103 NA 10 NA M
17 year olds M M 0 M M
18 year olds M 0 0 0 M
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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