The following table provides the full-time equivalent number of teaching assistants employed in local authority maintained schools in the former County Durham local authority area in January 1997 and 2006.
|Full-time equivalent teaching assistants in local authority maintained schools in former County Durham, Darlington and Durham, January 1997 and 2006|
|Former County Durham||640||—|
| Note: |
Figures are rounded to the nearest 10.
Annual School Census.
Durham and Darlington local authorities were created as separate local authorities with responsibilities for education on