Facts and figures about newly qualified teachers

43%
The percentage of initial teacher training courses with vacancies in London as of September 2007.
Source: Education Data Surveys

16,180
The total number of applications for primary courses in England and Wales.
Source: Education Data Surveys (February 2008)

12,485
The total number of applications for secondary courses in England and Wales.
Source: Education Data Surveys (February 2008)

52%
The decrease in the number of trainee teachers in maths in Wales
Source: Education Data Surveys (February 2008)

8%
The percentage of newly qualified teachers (NQTs) in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea
Source: DCFS

2.1%
The percentage of NQTs in Hereford
Source: DCSF

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