HC Deb 17 January 1989 vol 145 cc142-3W
Mr. Beggs

To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland if he will list the total number of teachers at September 1988 employed by grant-aided schools in Northern Ireland, and if he will break down the figures by age band and by sex.

Dr. Mawhinney

The information is as follows:

Age groups Numbers
Under 35
Male 1,698
Female 4,331
35 to 49
Male 3,850
Female 5,938
50 and over
Male 1,217
Female 1,899
Age groups Numbers
Total Teachers
Male 6,765
Female 12,168