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Full-time equivalent teaching assistants in service in local authority maintained schools, city technology colleges and academies. Years: January 1997 to 2009: Coverage: parliamentary constituencies in the south-west Government office region (GOR)

1997199819992000200120022003200420052006200720082009

South-west (GOR)(1,2)

4,940

5,500

5,950

6,680

8,090

8,980

10,070

11,180

12,670

13,460

14,000

14,700

14,940

Bath

90

90

100

100

110

40

70

50

90

130

200

190

160

Bournemouth East

40

50

70

100

120

180

170

190

200

210

230

240

250

Bournemouth West

50

80

100

110

130

200

200

220

200

250

260

280

310

Bridgwater

130

150

150

150

180

220

240

210

230

310

330

300

290

Bristol East

140

140

120

160

170

190

180

210

230

230

230

260

210

Bristol North West

220

220

220

240

260

270

290

330

340

360

380

420

350

Bristol South

220

250

220

270

300

310

300

350

390

360

390

370

280

Bristol West

80

90

100

100

130

150

150

180

180

210

200

200

140

Cheltenham

70

70

80

90

120

90

80

80

120

110

110

140

120

Christchurch

40

50

70

100

110

100

160

210

230

250

250

260

270

Cotswold

60

60

70

80

100

90

120

110

120

140

130

140

130

Devizes

80

90

90

110

120

150

140

220

180

200

200

280

370

East Devon

30

50

60

60

100

140

160

200

210

230

230

240

260

Exeter

100

120

120

140

190

250

290

350

350

370

380

420

490

Falmouth and Camborne

150

190

200

210

220

210

220

210

400

350

350

370

380

Forest of Dean

70

60

80

80

110

120

130

120

160

180

140

150

140

Gloucester

130

130

150

160

190

170

180

170

220

290

310

220

270

Kingswood

130

140

150

160

200

230

250

260

280

300

320

310

310

Mid Dorset and North Poole

60

80

120

150

170

280

270

300

320

350

360

370

410

North Cornwall

180

200

220

240

240

220

300

220

400

340

340

420

430

North Devon

90

100

100

120

160

210

280

310

340

370

380

400

430

North Dorset

70

100

90

140

150

200

240

300

320

340

340

380

410

North Swindon

100

120

100

130

160

140

120

220

190

210

260

340

390

North Wiltshire

80

70

80

80

90

140

150

170

180

200

210

260

280

Northavon

120

130

120

160

200

200

250

240

250

260

360

270

280

Plymouth, Devonport

120

160

190

170

370

320

380

350

350

470

420

430

320

Plymouth, Sutton

50

50

80

90

200

180

180

150

220

220

180

240

190

Poole

30

40

60

70

90

180

170

190

180

200

220

230

240

St. Ives

160

160

170

160

180

190

220

240

310

250

270

310

360

Salisbury

90

90

80

80

100

140

170

180

200

160

160

190

260

Somerton and Frome

100

120

120

120

140

150

180

150

180

240

250

160

210

South Dorset

60

80

100

130

180

180

200

280

290

310

340

350

380

South East Cornwall

170

190

200

210

200

170

230

270

370

330

330

390

400

South Swindon

100

130

120

140

160

80

100

200

190

170

190

230

230

South West Devon

50

60

70

70

180

210

250

230

260

300

320

300

250

Stroud

80

80

100

100

130

140

140

130

160

150

190

170

150

Taunton

140

150

160

170

210

240

220

240

280

300

310

260

270

Teignbridge

80

80

90

110

140

200

240

350

360

380

380

440

400

Tewkesbury

60

70

70

80

80

110

110

100

120

170

170

180

200

Tiverton and Honiton

80

100

100

110

160

220

260

300

320

330

380

390

420

Torbay

70

100

120

140

160

160

180

210

190

200

270

240

260

Torridge and West Devon

80

100

100

130

160

210

290

320

340

360

390

410

420

Totnes

50

60

60

100

110

140

170

260

290

320

280

300

280

Truro and St. Austell

130

140

170

170

160

220

220

250

390

360

350

400

410

Wansdyke

100

100

80

90

100

70

80

80

130

190

210

210

200

Wells

110

120

130

120

150

180

180

190

200

260

230

240

250

West Dorset

80

90

120

160

180

240

240

330

370

360

350

380

410

Westbury

90

90

100

80

100

140

190

210

190

200

200

270

310

Weston-Super-Mare

120

140

130

150

160

180

210

220

260

240

260

280

310

Woodspring

70

80

90

110

130

130

160

150

190

190

190

190

200

Yeovil

130

130

120

130

160

140

180

200

210

270

270

300

240

(1) City technology colleges are excluded for 1997, 1998 and 1999, from the parliamentary constituency breakdown. They are included in the regional totals.

(2) A small number of teaching assistants are included in the south-west region total but excluded from the parliamentary breakdown because the constituency of some institutions is unknown.

Note:

Figures are rounded to the nearest 10.

Source:

School Census