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Pupils in Scotland, 2006

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Table 2.11: Average primary class sizes by type of class and stage, 1999- 2006 (1)

Class Type

1999

2000

2001

2002

2003

2004

2005

2006

All

24.6

24.4

24.3

24.0

23.7

23.9

23.6

23.6

Single stage

26.1

25.7

25.7

25.5

25.1

25.3

25.1

25.1

Composite

20.6

20.5

20.6

20.2

20.1

20.2

19.9

20.0

Single stage classes by stage

P1

24.0

23.7

23.7

23.5

23.2

23.2

23.1

22.9

P2

25.4

25.0

24.8

24.6

24.3

24.6

24.2

24.2

P3

26.4

26.0

25.3

25.3

24.6

25.1

25.1

25.0

P4

27.0

26.6

26.5

26.3

25.9

26.1

26.0

25.9

P5

27.1

26.7

26.7

26.5

26.2

26.5

26.3

26.4

P6

26.7

26.7

26.7

26.6

26.3

26.2

26.2

26.3

P7

26.0

25.8

26.2

26.0

25.7

25.9

25.4

25.6

(1) see background note 6.3.
Local authority figures on pages 52 and 53.