Dáil Éireann - Volume 430 - 11 May, 1993

Written Answers. - Survey of Schools.

214. Mr. Broughan asked the Minister for Education if she will give details of the most recent statistics from her Department's 1992 survey of schools.

Minister for Education (Ms Bhreathnach): The information required by the Deputy is given in tabular form underneath. For comparative purposes I have included data in respect of both the 1991/92 and 1992/93 Academic Years.

[1181] Number of persons receiving full-time education by sector for the years indicated*

1991/92†

1992/93‡

National

534,246

521,246

Post-Primary

Secondary

216,740

221,057

Vocational

88,655

91,517

Community

34,546

35,999

Comprehensive

8,976

8,726

Total Post-Primary

348,917

357,299

Third-Level

HEA Sector

43,741

47,048

Non-HEA Sector

30,517

33,300

Total Third-Level

74,258

80,348

* Data refer to full-time students in schools and colleges aided by the Department of Education only.

† Data in respect of 1991/92 are provisional and may be subject to minor adjustment when finalised for publication in my Department's Statistical Report.

‡ Data in respect of 1992/93 are provisional and contain a degree of estimation and projection. They may be subject to larger adjustment when finalised.