The purpose of this statistical release is to present final enrolment figures for schools and for children in funded pre-school education in the 2020-21 academic year.


Annual enrolments at schools and in pre-school education in Northern Ireland – 2020-21


The school census gathers details on, for example, pupil gender, year group, religion, ethnicity, special educational needs, etc. Schools are classified according to type, or management type, to allow analysis of various sectors to take place. Geographical analysis is also conducted.

Published 25 February 2021