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Table 24: Absence due to temporary exclusion, 2006/07 (1)

Number of half days absence

Percentage of half days

Primary

Secondary

Special

Primary

Secondary

Special

Aberdeen City

1,796

11,865

399

0.04

0.31

0.41

Aberdeenshire

1,582

7,346

42

0.02

0.13

0.05

Angus

1,034

3,993

##

0.03

0.15

##

Argyll & Bute

245

3,568

8

0.01

0.17

0.05

Clackmannanshire

269

3,680

9

0.02

0.33

0.06

Dumfries & Galloway

827

6,769

-

0.02

0.19

-

Dundee City

2,114

9,610

-

0.06

0.33

-

East Ayrshire

853

5,597

108

0.02

0.19

0.16

East Dunbartonshire

280

3,590

-

0.01

0.12

-

East Lothian

566

3,080

##

0.02

0.16

##

East Renfrewshire

221

546

-

0.01

0.02

-

Edinburgh, City of

1,955

11,747

2,581

0.02

0.19

1.12

Eilean Siar

232

777

##

0.03

0.11

##

Falkirk

472

6,598

203

0.01

0.20

0.31

Fife

3,016

17,300

-

0.03

0.22

-

Glasgow City

5,303

41,380

2,275

0.04

0.40

0.34

Highland

1,270

8,093

-

0.02

0.16

-

Inverclyde

615

5,738

100

0.03

0.30

0.18

Midlothian

1,349

5,744

41

0.06

0.31

0.13

Moray

506

2,495

##

0.02

0.11

##

North Ayrshire

902

12,253

28

0.02

0.37

0.05

North Lanarkshire

2,447

16,943

1,683

0.02

0.21

0.57

Orkney Islands

69

117

##

0.01

0.02

##

Perth & Kinross

1,374

5,903

-

0.04

0.20

-

Renfrewshire

973

6,761

90

0.02

0.16

0.08

Scottish Borders

485

3,579

##

0.02

0.14

##

Shetland Islands

46

297

##

0.01

0.05

##

South Ayrshire

417

5,539

-

0.01

0.21

-

South Lanarkshire

1,007

16,895

868

0.01

0.23

0.45

Stirling

570

1,772

8

0.02

0.08

0.06

West Dunbartonshire

798

5,750

85

0.03

0.26

0.22

West Lothian

2,006

8,983

239

0.04

0.25

0.39

(1) Source: Attendance and Absence survey for 2006/07. Data is not necessarily consistent with data from the exclusions survey. Data is 'absence from school due to temporary exclusion' irrespective of whether alternative education is provided.