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Children Statistics and Information

4. Number and percentage of repeaters and non-attendance rate

a) Number of repeaters in ordinary primary and secondary day schools is shown below:

Number of repeaters in ordinary primary and secondary day schools

Figures refer to the position as at mid-September of the respective school years.
 
b) Non-attendance rate (Ages 6-15; Primary 1 to Secondary 3)

In 2014/15 school year, 1 634 non-attendance cases were handled.
The non-attendance rate is about 0.32% (No. of cases/Student enrolment of the school year x 100%).

In 2015/16 school year, 1 766 non-attendance cases were handled.
The non-attendance rate is about 0.34 % (No. of cases/Student enrolment of the school year x 100%).