Primary Schools

Primary school attendance rates (%) Scottish cities, 2003/04 to 2016/17

Primary School Attendance - Scottish Cities (2018)

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Primary school attendance rates vary across the major cities in Scotland. Despite a rise in recent years, Glasgow has the lowest primary school pupil attendance rate for all years shown. In 2016/17, the attendance level in Glasgow primary schools was 93.7% compared to 94.9% attendance in Scotland overall.


Since the 2010/11 publication the Scottish Government now only publishes data on attendance once every two years.

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