Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
The Primary Education industry provides educational services to over four million students across the United Kingdom. The majority of primary schools are publicly funded and do not charge tuition. However, the industry also includes privately funded independent schools and a growing number of centrally funded academies and free schools. Primary school services are largely state provided; 95% of primary school pupils attend maintained schools run by local authorities or academies and free schools. Independent schools enrol the remaining 150,000 pupils. Over the five years through 2013-14, industry revenue is estimated to increase at a compound annual rate of 1.5%... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter
The low level of industry concentration means that revenue for primary education is distributed in a similar pattern to the population. State primary education services are provided by the devolved governments of the United Kingdom and administered by local authorities. The location of schools is influenced by the population of school-aged children in any given area. The population of primary school-aged children within a particular area is influenced by demographics.
Areas of higher population density, such as the South east, account for a higher share of schools (13.6%). Government statistics show that a high proportion of primary schools are clustered in the South East region and this is logical given that the region is home to over 13% of the population... purchase to read more