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18 May 2006 : Column 1145W

18 May 2006 : Column 1146W

Maintained secondary
Number on roll ( 2) Number of pupils taking free school meals ( 3) Percentage of pupils taking free school meals Number of pupils known to be eligible for free school meals Percentage of pupils known to be eligible for free school meals

1993

66,944

4,663

7.0

5,724

8.6

1994

68,235

5,307

7.8

6,561

9.6

1995

69,099

5,434

7.9

6,788

9.8

1996

70,032

5,460

7.8

6,845

9.8

1997

70,682

5,072

7.2

6,570

9.3

1998

71,718

4,557

6.4

6,140

8.6

1999

72,916

4,248

5.8

5,802

8.0

2000

74,603

4,322

5.8

5,725

7.7

2001

75,824

4,074

5.4

5,605

7.4

2002

76,831

3,818

5.0

5,167

6.7

2003

78,350

4,047

5.2

5,122

6.5

2004

79,296

4,278

5.4

5,327

6.7

2005

79,638

4,332

5.4

5,344

6.7

2006 (provisional)

80,324

4,473

5.6

5,244

6.5


England
Maintained primary
Number on roll ( 2) Number of pupils taking free school meals ( 3) Percentage of pupils taking free school meals Number of pupils known to be eligible for free school meals Percentage of pupils known to be eligible for free school meals

1993

4,165,310

768,780

18.5

916,070

22.0

1994

4,241,670

810,650

19.1

949,790

22.4

1995

4,312,070

810,750

18.8

956,500

22.2

1996

4,389,310

823,530

18.8

974,280

22.2

1997

4,428,620

771,780

17.4

938,540

21.2

1998

4,460,130

727,840

16.3

886,070

19.9

1999

4,460,170

686,840

15.4

848,170

19.0

2000

4,435,340

668,180

15.1

816,990

18.4

2001

4,406,190

628,510

14.3

779,310

17.7

2002

4,363,270

613,560

14.1

750,590

17.2

2003

4,309,780

601,900

14.0

727,630

16.9

2004

4,254,210

605,840

14.2

737,220

17.3

2005

4,205,670

565,830

13.5

713,680

17.0

2006 (provisional)

4,151,970

553,560

13.3

667,180

16.1



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18 May 2006 : Column 1148W
Maintained secondary
Number on roll ( 2) Number of pupils taking free school meals ( 3) Percentage of pupils taking free school meals Number of pupils known to be eligible for free school meals Percentage of pupils known to be eligible for free school meals

1993

2,960,830

338,190

11.4

472,350

16.0

1994

2,929,350

370,160

12.6

517,110

17.7

1995

2,988,950

387,550

13.0

539,440

18.0

1996

3,006,940

399,620

13.3

550,900

18.3

1997

3,036,990

381,240

12.6

552,900

18.2

1998

3,069,030

367,800

12.0

537,070

17.5

1999

3,118,280

367,800

11.8

527,340

16.9

2000

3,178,000

368,300

11.6

523,630

16.5

2001

3,226,970

353,470

11.0

509,680

15.8

2002

3,260,930

354,260

10.9

486,350

14.9

2003

3,308,490

349,780

10.6

478,920

14.5

2004

3,326,800

351,380

10.6

477,290

14.3

2005

3,317,590

335,140

10.1

465,520

14.0

2006 (provisional)

3,310,030

328,640

9.9

448,610

13.6

(1) Includes middle schools as deemed.
(2) Prior to 2003 includes dually registered pupils and excludes boarding pupils; from 2003 onwards includes dually registered pupils and boarding pupils.
(3) Based upon school level numbers of pupils who had a free school meal on the census day in January.
n/a = not available—Southend figures included within Essex local authority prior to 1999. National pupil numbers have been rounded to the nearest 10
Source:
Annual Schools Census


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