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Children and Young People

Children and Young People

Key Facts

  • Child Population
    • The 0-17 aged child population is 11,503 (NRS 2014 mid-year estimates), this is 22% of the total population of Clackmannanshire.
  • School Population
    • For the year 2015, the total Clackmannanshire primary school population was 4,017 and the secondary school population was 2,540.
  • Attendance and Absence in Schools
    • In Clackmannanshire the attendance rate for Primary schools was 94.7% and for Secondary school 91.1% in 2014/15.
    • The overall attendance rate for Clackmannanshire schools was 93.3% for 2014/15.
  • Exclusions from School
    • During 2014/15 there were 317 cases of exclusion from Clackmannanshire schools.
  • Destination of School Leavers
    • In 2013/14, of the 493 school leavers in Clackmannanshire, 87.8% are in positive destinations (higher education, further education, employment, voluntary work or training). This reflects the national figure of 90%.
  • Child Protection
    • As at 2015, there were 57 children on the Child Protection Register.
  • Looked After Children
    • For the year 2014/15, there were 202 Looked After Children in Clackmannanshire, 1.9% of the 0-17 yr population.
  • Source for headings above: Scottish Government Statistics
  • Disability (NOMIS)
    • 360 children, aged 0-17, living in Clackmannanshire were in receipt of Disability Living Allowance (DLA) at November 2015. Source: National Statistics (NOMIS) (c) Crown Copyright

Statistical Returns

The Performance and Change team compile and return a range of statistical information to the Scottish Government and Audit Scotland. Follow these links for statistical publications based on these returns.

  • Scottish Government
    • Publications and bulletins with information on Education and Child Care statistical returns
  • Audit Scotland
    • Statistics obtained from annual performance indicators

For Further Information Contact

Communications and Community
Kilncraigs, Greenside Street, Alloa, FK10 1EB
Tel: 01259 450000