School size by type of education and ideological basis


This table contains figures on schools and educational institutions by type of education, ideological basis and school size. It concerns schools and educational institutions financed by the government. Figures for the adult education are left out of this table, because the number of institutions is not available.

Data available from: School-/academic year 1990/'91

Status of the figures:
The figures up to and including school-/academic year 2017/'18 are final and the figures of school-/academic year 2018/'19 are provisional.

Changes on 30 August 2019:
Provisional figures for school-/academic year 2017/'18 are replaced by final figures and the provisional figures for school-/academic year 2018/'19 are added.

When will new figures be published?
In the third quarter of 2020 the provisional figures of school-/academic year 2018/'19 will be replaced by final figures and the provisional figures of school-/academic year 2019/'20 will be added in this publication.

School size by type of education and ideological basis

Type of education Ideological basis of the school Schoolsize Periods Schools/institutions (number) Enrolled pupils/students (number)
Total primary schools Total Total 2018/'19* 6,740 1,508,912
Total primary schools Total Less than 101 pupils/students 2018/'19* 1,214 84,699
Total primary schools Total 101 to 201 pupils/students 2018/'19* 2,297 345,906
Total primary schools Total 201 to 501 pupils/students 2018/'19* 2,920 873,661
Total primary schools Total 501 to 1 001 pupils/students 2018/'19* 296 185,020
Total primary schools Total 1 001 to 2 001 pupils/students 2018/'19* 11 13,493
Total primary schools Total 2 001 to 5 001 pupils/students 2018/'19* 2 6,133
Total primary schools Total 5 001 to 10 001 pupils/students 2018/'19* 0 0
Total primary schools Total More than 10 000 pupils/students 2018/'19* 0 0
Total secondary general education Total Total 2018/'19* 649 968,197
Total secondary general education Total Less than 101 pupils/students 2018/'19* 13 980
Total secondary general education Total 101 to 201 pupils/students 2018/'19* 63 9,983
Total secondary general education Total 201 to 501 pupils/students 2018/'19* 78 23,459
Total secondary general education Total 501 to 1 001 pupils/students 2018/'19* 89 69,100
Total secondary general education Total 1 001 to 2 001 pupils/students 2018/'19* 225 331,941
Total secondary general education Total 2 001 to 5 001 pupils/students 2018/'19* 176 503,727
Total secondary general education Total 5 001 to 10 001 pupils/students 2018/'19* 5 29,007
Total secondary general education Total More than 10 000 pupils/students 2018/'19* 0 0
Secondary vocational education (MBO) Total Total 2018/'19* 63 498,138
Secondary vocational education (MBO) Total Less than 101 pupils/students 2018/'19* 0 0
Secondary vocational education (MBO) Total 101 to 201 pupils/students 2018/'19* 0 0
Secondary vocational education (MBO) Total 201 to 501 pupils/students 2018/'19* 1 312
Secondary vocational education (MBO) Total 501 to 1 001 pupils/students 2018/'19* 1 704
Secondary vocational education (MBO) Total 1 001 to 2 001 pupils/students 2018/'19* 9 13,204
Secondary vocational education (MBO) Total 2 001 to 5 001 pupils/students 2018/'19* 15 49,492
Secondary vocational education (MBO) Total 5 001 to 10 001 pupils/students 2018/'19* 17 123,447
Secondary vocational education (MBO) Total More than 10 000 pupils/students 2018/'19* 20 310,979
Higher professional education Total Total 2018/'19* 36 455,736
Higher professional education Total Less than 101 pupils/students 2018/'19* 0 0
Higher professional education Total 101 to 201 pupils/students 2018/'19* 0 0
Higher professional education Total 201 to 501 pupils/students 2018/'19* 1 398
Higher professional education Total 501 to 1 001 pupils/students 2018/'19* 6 4,816
Higher professional education Total 1 001 to 2 001 pupils/students 2018/'19* 5 6,848
Higher professional education Total 2 001 to 5 001 pupils/students 2018/'19* 9 33,105
Higher professional education Total 5 001 to 10 001 pupils/students 2018/'19* 1 7,097
Higher professional education Total More than 10 000 pupils/students 2018/'19* 14 403,472
University education Total Total 2018/'19* 21 294,769
University education Total Less than 101 pupils/students 2018/'19* 3 210
University education Total 101 to 201 pupils/students 2018/'19* 3 408
University education Total 201 to 501 pupils/students 2018/'19* 1 310
University education Total 501 to 1 001 pupils/students 2018/'19* 1 539
University education Total 1 001 to 2 001 pupils/students 2018/'19* 0 0
University education Total 2 001 to 5 001 pupils/students 2018/'19* 0 0
University education Total 5 001 to 10 001 pupils/students 2018/'19* 0 0
University education Total More than 10 000 pupils/students 2018/'19* 13 293,302
Source: CBS
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