Primary Education in the UK: Market Research Report

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Primary Education Market Research Report | SIC P85.200 | Jan 2014

Learning to change: Government initiatives are altering the structure of the industry

IBISWorld’s Primary Education market research report provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report identifies the leading companies and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.

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Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 09-14
Annual Growth 14-19
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Primary Education industry provides educational services to over 4.0 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 and 95.0% of primary school pupils attend maintained schools run by local authorities or academies and free schools. Independent schools enrol the remaining 150,000 pupils... 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.

Significant regions

Areas of higher population density, such as the South east, account for a higher share of schools (13.6%)... purchase to read more


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What is the Primary Education Industry?

Operators in the industry provide education and academic courses for children aged between 4 and 11. Primary schools cover the foundation stage and Key Stages one and two, which provide students with an elementary understanding of core subjects. Most primary schools are publicly funded and do not charge tuition, but the industry does include privately funded independent schools.

Industry Products
Community schoolsVoluntary-aided schoolsVoluntary-controlled schoolsFoundation schoolsAcademy schoolsIndependent schoolsSpecial schools
Industry Activities
Operating primary schoolsOperating infant schoolsOperating junior schools

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