School Healthy Living Survey: school meal uptake and PE provision statistics 2023

Statistics on school meal uptake and PE provision from the 2023 School Healthy Living Survey

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All percentages are rounded separately so breakdowns may not sum to the total shown.

The following symbols are used:

0 = nil or rounds to nil

c = suppressed

z = not applicable

x = not available


Free School Meal. Only meals taken at lunchtime are included; breakfast clubs are not included.


For the purpose of the Healthy Living Survey, a lunch is defined in the Education (Scotland) Act 1980 as amended by the Schools (Health promotion and Nutrition) (Scotland) Act 2007 as any food or drink provided in the middle of the day which the education authority consider is appropriate for consumption as a meal at that time of the day.



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