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Pupils: Per Capita Costs

Education written question – answered on 24th November 2011.

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Photo of Greg Mulholland Greg Mulholland Liberal Democrat, Leeds North West

To ask the Secretary of State for Education what the average level of expenditure per child in primary schools has been in each local education authority since May 2010.

Photo of Nick Gibb Nick Gibb Minister of State (Education)

The available information on the average level of expenditure per child in primary schools in each local education authority for 2009-10 is shown in the following table. The information for 2010-11 is currently being collected and will be available in January 2012 when it will be published as Official Statistics.

Expenditure per child in primary schools in each local education authority for 2009-10
LEA name Schools net current expenditure (£) Number of pupils (at January 2010) Schools net current expenditure per pupil (£)
Barking and Dagenham 76,107,603 20,144 3,778.18
Barnet 115,892,685 27,169 4,265.62
Barnsley 71,604,124 19,228 3,723.95
Bath and North East Somerset 42,525,877 11,839 3,592.02
Bedford Borough 34,109,922 9,288 3,672.47
Bexley 73,893,283 20,259 3,647.43
Birmingham 423,899,402 102,093 4,152.09
Blackburn with Darwen 55,296,671 14,316 3,862.58
Blackpool 41,458,398 11,338 3,656.59
Bolton 86,312,728 25,138 3,433.56
Bournemouth 35,829,409 10,246 3,496.92
Bracknell Forest 29,375,878 8,903 3,299.55
Bradford 205,535,828 53,648 3,831.19
Brent 110,059,737 24,247 4,539.11
Brighton and Hove 58,882,527 17,340 3,395.76
Bristol, City of 108,746,780 29,430 3,695.10
Bromley 84,839,273 23,706 3,578.81
Buckinghamshire 141,407,586 39,859 3,547.70
Bury 56,927,312 16,154 3,524.04
Calderdale 69,677,837 18,734 3,719.33
Cambridgeshire 158,138,819 43,932 3,599.63
Camden 61,524,584 11,489 5,355.09
Central Bedfordshire 56,697,569 15,789 3,590.95
Cheshire East 94,933,406 26,858 3,534.64
Cheshire West and Chester 92,980,311 24,982 3,721.89
City of London 1,569,788 233 6,737.29
Cornwall 136,310,776 37,462 3,638.64
Coventry 101,951,283 27,599 3,694.02
Croydon 114,697,987 29,345 3,908.60
Cumbria 143,607,324 37,484 3,831.16
Darlington 30,109,902 8,801 3,421.19
Derby 80,202,059 21,551 3,721.50
Derbyshire 204,362,732 58,830 3,473.78
Devon 185,583,809 51,855 3,578.90
Doncaster 93,171,703 25,896 3,597.92
Dorset 85,752,768 23,753 3,610.19
Dudley 98,723,282 26,792 3,684.80
Durham 157,915,967 39,538 3,994.03
Ealing 113,449,100 27,771 4,085.16
East Riding of Yorkshire 87,334,545 24,476 3,568.17
East Sussex 124,705,555 34,898 3,573.43
Enfield 123,339,380 28,679 4,300.69
Essex 385,120,038 104,289 3,692.82
Gateshead 56,136,992 15,170 3,700.53
Gloucestershire 152,347,209 41,593 3,662.81
Greenwich 97,664,725 21,752 4,489.92
Hackney 99,455,748 18,074 5,502.70
Halton 40,185,661 9,971 4,030.25
Hammersmith and Fulham 49,650,712 9,940 4,995.04
Hampshire 350,088,346 94,440 3,706.99
Haringey 101,353,676 21,952 4,617.06
Harrow 80,511,482 19,793 4,067.67
Hartlepool 33,809,976 8,665 3,901.90
Havering 71,441,203 19,228 3,715.48
Herefordshire 46,416,670 12,382 3,748.72
Hertfordshire 319,574,673 92,917 3,439.36
Hillingdon 98,917,484 25,339 3,903.76
Hounslow 79,586,985 19,646 4,051.05
Isle of Wight 25,860,813 6,293 4,109.46
Isles of Scilly 2,314,102 275 8,414.92
Islington 76,654,768 13,813 5,549.47
Kensington and Chelsea 37,717,271 7,046 5,353.00
Kent 395,772,125 108,669 3,642.00
Kingston upon Hull, City of 76,159,242 21,012 3,624.56
Kingston upon Thames 46,566,402 12,153 3,831.68
Kirklees 141,024,061 35,923 3,925.73
Knowsley 53,088,820 14,223 3,732.60
Lambeth 120,571,779 20,848 5,783.37
Lancashire 340,372,347 89,941 3,784.40
Leeds 227,060,731 61,545 3,689.34
Leicester 102,106,757 28,099 3,633.82
Leicestershire 170,178,659 46,950 3,624.68
Lewisham 108,596,577 22,040 4,927.25
Lincolnshire 177,571,361 50,610 3,508.62
Liverpool 145,650,531 35,665 4,083.85
Luton 78,565,026 19,161 4,100.26
Manchester 170,982,396 41,604 4,109.76
Medway 85,048,464 22,196 3.831.70
Merton 60,000,743 16,133 3,719.13
Middlesbrough 50,943,833 13,661 3,729.14
Milton Keynes 81,189,426 21,884 3,709.99
Newcastle upon Tyne 73,425,050 19,237 3,816.87
Newham 148,840,145 31,984 4,653.58
Norfolk 220,346,213 58,632 3,758.12
North East Lincolnshire 49,435,559 13,390 3,695.71
North Lincolnshire 47,834,783 13,598 3,517.78
North Somerset 54,926,731 15,245 3,602.93
North Tyneside 53,249,543 15,785 3,373.43
North Yorkshire 158,685,223 42,761 3,710.98
Northamptonshire 194,286,673 55,686 3,488.97
Northumberland 68,595,889 17,912 3,829.61
Nottingham 94,474,078 23,177 4,076.20
Nottinghamshire 229,230,972 62,442 3,671.10
Oldham 85,952,239 23,499 3,657.70
Oxfordshire 166,070,954 47,668 3,483.91
Peterborough 59,555,606 15,795 3,770.54
Plymouth 67,251,760 18,579 3,619.77
Poole 34,532,838 10,135 3,407.29
Portsmouth 54,210,067 13,929 3,891.89
Reading 39,398,180 10,930 3,604.59
Redbridge 95,347,930 26,200 3,639.23
Redcar and Cleveland 46,076,334 12,434 3,705.67
Richmond upon Thames 50,609,371 13,882 3,645.68
Rochdale 73,934,972 19,307 3,829.44
Rotherham 84,054,950 22,671 3,707.60
Rutland 9,453,221 2,542 3,718.81
Salford 70,570,625 19,080 3,698.67
Sandwell 116,207,662 30,280 3,837.77
Sefton 83,850,185 21,706 3,863.00
Sheffield 152,028,530 41,770 3,639.66
Shropshire 69,256,167 20,839 3,323.39
Slough 47,879,873 12,860 3,723.16
Solihull 62,881,038 19,183 3,277.96
Somerset 131,346,551 35,387 3,711.72
South Gloucestershire 69,704,101 20,847 3,343.60
South Tyneside 45,180,742 11,811 3,825.31
Southampton 61,335,855 16,152 3,797.42
Southend-on-Sea 51,613,366 13,438 3,840.85
Southwark 121,396,666 22,380 5,424.34
St Helens 53,418,429 14,620 3,653.79
Staffordshire 213,900,775 60,940 3,510.02
Stockport 78,969,937 22,563 3,499.98
Stockton-on-Tees 57,625,863 17,414 3,309.17
Stoke-on-Trent 74,294,731 21,008 3,536.50
Suffolk 158,017,778 44,635 3,540.22
Sunderland 85,187,462 22,440 3,796.23
Surrey 287,404,817 79,501 3,615.11
Sutton 54,885,163 14,886 3,687.03
Swindon 57,645,072 16,355 3,524.61
Tameside 67,521,761 19,747 3,419.34
Telford and Wrekin 48,123,282 14,048 3,425.63
Thurrock 50,503,976 14,032 3,599.20
Torbay 32,214,013 9,532 3,379.56
Tower Hamlets 133,380,388 23,212 5,746.18
Trafford 64,446,260 19,667 3,276.87
Wakefield 97,835,514 27,911 3,505.27
Walsall 98,266,274 25,716 3,821.21
Waltham Forest 93,293,760 22,196 4,203.18
Wandsworth 85,869,421 17,815 4,820.06
Warrington 60,146,978 17,267 3,483.35
Warwickshire 139,445,746 39,929 3,492.34
West Berkshire 45,435,507 12,344 3,680.78
West Sussex 202,350,265 56,398 3,587.90
Westminster 56,119,977 11,272 4,978.71
Wigan 93,049,493 25,382 3,665.96
Wiltshire 122,754,533 34,151 3,594.46
Windsor and Maidenhead 31,198,249 8,748 3,566.33
Wirral 91,829,874 25,190 3,645.49
Wokingham 42,061,697 12,457 3,376.55
Wolverhampton 84,505,311 21,959 3,848.32
Worcestershire 135,043,167 38,303 3,525.66
York 44,868,421 12,936 3,468.49
Notes: 1. The data are taken from the local authorities section 251 Outturn statement for 2009-10, Table A line 56 Schools Net Current Expenditure and School Census. 2. Cash terms figures as reported by local authorities as at 13 December 2010. 3. Net current expenditure is rounded to the nearest £.

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