Pupils: Per Capita Costs

Children, Schools and Families written question – answered on 28th January 2009.

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Photo of David Kidney David Kidney Labour, Stafford

To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families how much Government funding was provided per (a) primary and (b) secondary school pupil in each local authority area in 2007-08.

Photo of Jim Knight Jim Knight Minister of State (Schools and Learners), Department for Children, Schools and Families, Minister of State (Department for Children, Schools and Families) (Schools and Learners)

The per pupil revenue funding figures for each local authority for 2007-08 and 2008-09 are shown in the following table. Since 2006-07 the Dedicated Schools Grant (DSG) is the main source of school funding. As the DSG is distributed through a single guaranteed unit of funding and is distributed from central Government. A primary/secondary split is not available. The figures in the table are for all funded pupils aged 3-19 and are provided in cash terms:

DSG + Grants per pupil
2007-08 2008-09
England 4,530 4,690
Barking and Dagenham 5,110 5,270
Barnet 5,010 5,200
Barnsley 4,370 4,480
Bath and North East Somerset 4,270 4,430
Bedfordshire 4,250 4,410
Bexley 4,550 4,730
Birmingham 5,050 5,240
Blackburn with Darwen 4,900 5,040
Blackpool 4,480 4,620
Bolton 4,480 4,600
Bournemouth 4,190 4,300
Bracknell Forest 4,360 4,500
Bradford 4,710 4,870
Brent 5,450 5,700
Brighton and Hove 4,530 4,660
Bristol, City of 4,920 5,050
Bromley 4,400 4,590
Buckinghamshire 4,340 4,510
Bury 4,280 4,430
Calderdale 4,420 4,570
Cambridgeshire 4,110 4,280
Camden 6,730 6,910
Cheshire 4,240 4,430
Cornwall 4,170 4,340
Coventry 4,670 4,790
Croydon 4,740 4,910
Cumbria 4,320 4,430
Darlington 4,420 4,550
Derby 4,500 4,660
Derbyshire 4,210 4,450
Devon 4,120 4,280
Doncaster 4,480 4,630
Dorset 4,200 4,350
Dudley 4,350 4,510
Durham 4,520 4,730
Ealing 5,400 5,620
East Riding of Yorkshire 4,100 4,270
East Sussex 4,420 4,560
Enfield 4,950 5,100
Essex 4,290 4,450
Gateshead 4,600 4,740
Gloucestershire 4,150 4,370
Greenwich 5,980 6,260
Hackney 6,900 7,250
Halton 4,840 4,960
Hammersmith and Fulham 6,390 6,490
Hampshire 4,120 4,320
Haringey 5,710 5,940
Harrow 4,850 5,170
Hartlepool 4,660 4,830
Havering 4,490 4,670
Herefordshire 4,160 4,320
Hertfordshire 4,290 4,500
Hillingdon 4,820 4,990
Hounslow 5,210 5,380
Isle of Wight 4,570 4,660
Islington 6,540 6,660
Kensington and Chelsea 6,450 6,530
Kent 4,350 4,520
Kingston Upon Hull, City of 4,700 4,870
Kingston upon Thames 4,670 4,850
Kirklees 4,440 4,650
Knowsley 4,920 5,080
Lambeth 6,460 6,780
Lancashire 4,370 4,520
Leeds 4,450 4,620
Leicester 4,750 4,860
Leicestershire 3,950 4,150
Lewisham 6,150 6,330
Lincolnshire 4,270 4,410
Liverpool 4,960 5,140
Luton 4,800 4,960
Manchester 5,280 5,440
Medway 4,450 4,600
Merton 4,850 5,010
Middlesbrough 4,910 4,960
Milton Keynes 4,520 4,710
Newcastle upon Tyne 4,680 4,840
Newham 5,730 5,970
Norfolk 4,250 4,410
North East Lincolnshire 4,660 4,850
North Lincolnshire 4,280 4,420
North Somerset 4,150 4,310
North Tyneside 4,380 4,520
North Yorkshire 4,260 4,440
Northamptonshire 4,170 4,360
Northumberland 4,270 4,400
Nottingham 5,200 5,330
Nottinghamshire 4,220 4,390
Oldham 4,670 4,820
Oxfordshire 4,260 4,410
Peterborough 4,580 4,790
Plymouth 4,390 4,540
Poole 4,130 4,250
Portsmouth 4,490 4,650
Reading 4,790 4,870
Redbridge 4,650 4,820
Redcar and Cleveland 4,560 4,750
Richmond upon Thames 4,570 4,750
Rochdale 4,740 4,900
Rotherham 4,580 4,730
Rutland 4,330 4,400
Salford 4,940 5,050
Sandwell 4,780 4,890
Sefton 4,460 4,590
Sheffield 4,460 4,650
Shropshire 4,110 4,240
Slough 4,950 5,130
Solihull 4,110 4,270
Somerset 4,130 4,350
South Gloucestershire 4,010 4,150
South Tyneside 4,700 4,910
Southampton 4,590 4,750
Southend-on-Sea 4,480 4,620
Southwark 6,480 6,650
St Helens 4,520 4,640
Staffordshire 4,130 4,290
Stockport 4,220 4,410
Stockton-on-Tees 4,530 4,620
Stoke-on-Trent 4,660 4,800
Suffolk 4,160 4,320
Sunderland 4,520 4,680
Surrey 4,270 4,450
Sutton 4,630 4,810
Swindon 4,150 4,310
Tameside 4,410 4,560
Telford and Wrekin 4,400 4,510
Thurrock 4,550 4,700
Torbay 4,330 4,460
Tower Hamlets 7,100 7,350
Trafford 4,230 4,400
Wakefield 4,400 4,550
Walsall 4,580 4,700
Waltham Forest 5,210 5,330
Wandsworth 5,740 5,980
Warrington 4,140 4,320
Warwickshire 4,160 4,320
West Berkshire 4,420 4,570
West Sussex 4,210 4,370
Westminster 6,160 6,260
Wigan 4,360 4,510
Wiltshire 4,100 4,250
Windsor and Maidenhead 4,470 4,630
Wirral 4,500 4,630
Wokingham 4,210 4,360
Wolverhampton 4,740 4,940
Worcestershire 4,110 4,300
York 4,160 4,360
Notes:

1. Price Base: Cash

2. Figures have been rounded to the nearest £10

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