Dáil Éireann - Volume 623 - 05 July, 2006

Written Answers. - Departmental Expenditure.

Mr. Crowe asked the Minister for Education and Science the most recent figures on the amount being spent by her Department per primary school pupil, per secondary school pupil and per university pupil. [26792/06]

  Ms Hanafin:Based on the 2006 Revised Estimates Allocation, the estimated average annual costs to the Exchequer of maintaining a student in First Level, Second-Level and Third Level education are as follows:

First level €5,711

Second Level €8,131

Third Level €10,218.