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Statistics Publication Notice Education Series: Expenditure On School Education In Scotland, 2006

DescriptionLatest figures for local authority spending on school education, together with revised figures for 2003-04
ISBN1479-7569
Official Print Publication DateJanuary 2006
Website Publication DateJanuary 19, 2006

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ISSN 1479-7569
ISBN 0 7559 2923 3 (Web only publication)

19 January 2006
A Scottish Executive National Statistics Publication

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This document gives the latest figures for local authority spending on school education, together with revised figures for 2003-04.

The main findings are :-

  • Gross revenue expenditure in 2004-05 on primary education was £1.5 billion, or £3,855 per pupil. This was an increase per pupil of nine per cent from 2003-04, or £314 per pupil.
  • Gross revenue expenditure in 2004-05 on secondary education was £1.7 billion, or £5,428 per pupil. This was an increase per pupil of seven per cent from 2003-04, or £364 per pupil.
  • Gross revenue expenditure in 2004-05 on special education was £435 million. This was an increase of eleven per cent from 2003-04.
  • Pre-school education and other revenue expenditure of about £490 million resulted in a total local authority education expenditure in 2004-05 of £4.2 billion. This was an eight per cent increase from 2003-04.
  • Capital expenditure not funded from revenue in 2004-05 on primary and secondary schools was £183 million, or £255 per pupil. This was an increase per pupil of twenty per cent from 2003-04, or £42 per pupil. This does not include PPP projects.
  • Capital expenditure not funded from revenue in 2004-05 on special education was £3.3 million. This was an increase of five per cent from 2003-04. This does not include PPP projects.
  • £2.7 billion of expenditure was devolved to head teachers in 2004-05, a ten per cent increase on 2003-04.

Contents

BACKGROUND NOTES


Summary Statistics
1.1 Gross revenue education expenditure, 1999-00 to 2004-05
1.2 Gross revenue expenditure on schools, by sector
Chart 1 Gross revenue expenditure on schools
1.3 Capital expenditure, actual gross payments
Chart 2 Capital expenditure, primary and secondary schools
Chart 3 Capital expenditure, special education

Local authority summaries

Primary
2.1 Total gross revenue expenditure on primary schools, 1999-00 to 2004-05
2.2 Total gross revenue expenditure per pupil in primary schools, 1999-00 to 2004-05
2.3 Gross revenue expenditure on primary schools, 2004-05
2.4 ……………………………………………………… 2003-04

Secondary
3.1 Total gross revenue expenditure on secondary schools, 1999-00 to 2004-05
3.2 Total gross revenue expenditure per pupil in secondary schools, 1999-00 to 2004-05
3.3 Gross revenue expenditure on secondary schools, 2004-05
3.4 ………………………………………………………… 2003-04

Special
4.1 Total gross revenue expenditure on special education, 1999-00 to 2004-05
4.2 Gross revenue expenditure on special education, 2004-05
4.3 …………………………………………………………2003-04

Devolved Spending
5.1 Net expenditure, 2003-04 & 2004-05
5.2 Devolved spending, 2003-04 & 2004-05

Capital Expenditure
6.1 Capital expenditure, 2004-05
6.2 Capital expenditure, 2003-04