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Pupil-Teacher ratio NI 2013/14



Subject Keywords: Local conditions. Living conditions. Education. Teacher
Topic: Causes
Health Inequalities
Catalogue: Data
Type: Data
Region: Antrim LGD
Ards LGD
Armagh LGD
Ballymena LGD
Ballymoney LGD
Banbridge LGD
Belfast LGD
Carrickfergus LGD
Castlereagh LGD
Coleraine LGD
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Derry LGD
Down LGD
Dungannon LGD
Fermanagh LGD
Larne LGD
Limavady LGD
Lisburn LGD
Local Government District
Maherafelt LGD
Moyle LGD
Newry & Mourne LGD
Newtownabbey LGD
North Down LGD
Omagh LGD
Strabane LGD
Northern Ireland

The ratio of full-time equivalent pupils to full-time equivalent teachers in primary schools (management types Controlled, Catholic Maintained, Other Maintained, Controlled Integrated, Grant Maintained Integrated)

Numerator: Department of Education Northern Ireland, 2013/14
Denominator: Department of Education Northern Ireland, 2013/14



1.   The teacher numbers are based on a reference week in the autumn term: 25-29 November 2013.

2.   The following types of teacher are included:

● full-time (FT) permanent teachers;

● part-time (PT) permanent teachers;

● temporary teachers filling vacant posts, secondments or career breaks.

3.   Excluded from the teacher element of the calculation are:

● substitute teachers covering illness or other short-term absences;

● peripatetic teachers ;

● teachers hired under the Delivering Social Change Signature Project.

4.   Teacher and pupil numbers are expressed as full-time equivalents, with part-time hours being converted on the basis that a full-time working week is 32.4 hours.

5.   The pupil - teacher ratio is created by FTE pupils / FTE teachers.

Date data covers:
25/11/2013 to 29/11/2013

Indicator numerator:
Number of full-time equivalent pupils

Indicator denominator:
Number of full-time equivalent teachers

Pupil-Teacher ratio NI 2013/14



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Suggested citation:

DENI. (2014) Pupil-Teacher ratio NI 2013/14 [Online]. Available from: [Accessed: 21st September 2019].


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