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Headcount and percentage of Russian-speaking pupils in state funded schools: FOI release

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


Information requested

For the number (both headcount and % of all pupils) of Russian-speaking pupils in state funded schools in Scotland at (i) primary phase (ii) secondary phase for the following years:
2019
2020
2021
2022

Response

The answer to your question is:

Pupils with Russian as main home language in publicly funded schools in Scotland
Headcount of pupils   2021 2020 2019
  Primary 852 831 820
  Secondary 565 519 469
  Special 20 18 14
Proportion of all pupils        
  Primary 0.20% 0.20% 0.20%
  Secondary 0.20% 0.20% 0.20%
  Special 0.30% 0.20% 0.20%

Data for 2022 is not yet available.

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Contact

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Central Enquiry Unit
Email: ceu@gov.scot
Phone: 0300 244 4000

The Scottish Government
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Edinburgh
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