Stattistical surrey

22nd November 2002 at 00:00

Population 1,059,000

Unemployment 0.9% (3.1%)

Average household income: pound;33,400

Average house price: pound;246,573

Housing: 440,229 dwellings of which 29,588 council-owned

Free school meals: 6.8% (cf Liverpool 36%)

Proportion of pupils attending independent schools: 23.5% (6.9%)


County Council: Con 51 Lib Dem 13 Lab 6 Ind 2 Residents Association 4

MPs Con 9 Lib Dem 1


Budget pound;408,314,208 (87% delegated to schools)

Schools: nursery 4, primary 324, secondary 53, special 24, pupil-referral units 9

Unauthorised absences 1% (1.2%)

16-plus staying on: 80.7%.

Exam Passes

KS1 Level 2 Reading 89% (84%) Writing 90% (86%) Spelling 82% (78%) Maths

93% (90%) Science 93% (89%)

KS2 Level 4 English 82% (75%) Maths 79% (73%) Science 91% (86%)

KS3 Level 5 English 74% (66%) Maths 75% (67%) Science 75% (66%)

GCSE 5A-Cs 59% (50%)

(national averages in brackets)

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