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The number of teachers by gender and ethnicities: FOI release

Published: 8 Mar 2021

Information request and response under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002

Published:
8 Mar 2021
The number of teachers by gender and ethnicities: FOI release
FOI reference: FOI/202100133377
Date received: 7 Jan 2021
Date responded: 1 Feb 2021
Information requested

How many black female qualified teachers you have in Scotland from the year 2015-2020?

How many black male teachers qualified teachers you have in Scotland from the year 2015-2020?

Response

The below table shows the number of teachers by gender and selected ethnicities from the 2015-2020 staff census.

Fulltime equivalent (FTE) of teachers by gender,

2015 - 2020

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Year

 

 

Gender

 

 

African (1)

 

Caribbean or Black(2)

Mixed or

multiple ethnic groups

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2015

Female

21.2

44.2

65.6

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Male

27.2

15.9

26.4

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2016

Female

24.3

42.7

77.1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Male

24.4

21.0

23.8

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2017

Female

25.0

31.5

77.8

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Male

24.9

21.0

25.3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2018

Female

26.6

37.2

90.7

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Male

29.6

18.0

34.9

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2019

Female

23.0

36.1

103.1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Male

34.2

16.0

37.1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2020

Female

30.4

42.5

131.1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Male

32.6

18.0

44.7

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1. African contains the following ethnicity categories: African – African / Scottish / British and African – Other

 

 

 

2. Caribbean or Black contains the following ethnicity categories: Caribbean or Black – Caribbean / British / Scottish and Caribbean or Black – Other

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