Dáil Éireann - Volume 440 - 09 March, 1994

Written Answers. - Pupil-Teacher Ratio.

132. Mr. McGrath asked the Minister for Education the pupil-teacher ratio pertaining in primary schools in this country in 1993; and if she will compare this to the equivalent figures in the other European countries.

Minister for Education (Ms Bhreathnach): The pupil teacher ratio in primary schools for the 1993-94 school year is 24.2:1. The equivalent figures for other European countries are not yet available.