Dáil Éireann - Volume 662 - 07 October, 2008
Written Answers. - Departmental Staff.
Deputy Joan Burton Deputy Joan Burton
Deputy Joan Burton asked the Minister for Education and Science the number and proportion of the increase in the number of public servants in or under the aegis of his Department from 67,845 in 2000 to 93,940 in 2008, accounted for by teachers, other teaching staff and other non-teaching staff respectively; the number and proportion of the staff as at both end 2000 and at end 2008 accounted for by teachers, other teaching staff and other non-teaching staff respectively; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [33621/08]
Deputy Batt O’Keeffe Deputy Batt O’Keeffe
Deputy Batt O’Keeffe: In the year 2000 there were 47,426 first and second level teachers and by June 2008 the figure had risen to 57,909. The following information on numbers of staff (excluding Department staff) may also be of assistance:
2000: First level — 23,702. Second level — 27,965. Third level- 15,063.
2008 (June): First level — 38,980. Second level — 31,839. third level — 20,371.
Question No. 497 answered with Question No. 468.
Dáil Éireann 662 Written Answers. Departmental Staff.