Boarding homes for pupils
In the 2020/2021 school year, there were 57 active boarding homes for pupils that accommodated 7 106 beneficiaries.
Out of the total number of children and youth placed in boarding homes, 92.8% attended upper secondary schools and 7.2% institutions of higher education. The share of female pupils and students was 58.9%.
Out of the total number of persons in employment, 26.9% were educational teachers, 8.1% medical and other professional staff and 65.0% administrative and other staff. The share of women was 73.3%.
Boarding homes for students
In the 2020/2021 academic year, there were 24 active students’ boarding homes.
In the 2020/2021 academic year, there were 12 467 students placed in students’ boarding homes, while the number of students who were not admitted due to full capacity amounted to 4 438. The share of female students was 60.5%.
In the 2020/2021 academic year, 327 persons were employed in students’ boarding homes. The share of women was 68.8%.
1 PUPILS AND STUDENTS, BENEFICIARIES OF PUPILS’/STUDENTS’ BOARDING HOMES, BY EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION THEY ATTENDED AND BY SEX, 2020/2021 SCHOOL/ACADEMIC YEAR
2 STUDENTS’ BOARDING HOMES, BENEFICIAIRES AND PERSONS IN EMPLOYMENT, BY COUNTIES AND BY SEX, 2020/2021 ACADEMIC YEAR
3 PUPILS’ BOARDING HOMES, BENEFICIARIES (PUPILS /STUDENTS) AND PERSONS IN EMPLOYMENT, BY COUNTIES AND BY SEX, 2020/2021 SCHOOL YEAR
Sources and methods of data collection
Data are the result of annual processing of data collected on the Annual Report on Boarding Homes for Pupils and Students (ŠD form), filled in by boarding homes for pupils and students according to the situation as on 31 March of the current school/academic year.
Coverage and comparability
The statistical survey cover boarding homes for pupils and students located on the territory of the Republic of Croatia. Data are comparable to the data from previous years.
Definitions and explanations
Pupils’ boarding homes are institutions that provide food and lodging for pupils during their study and organise educational work, cultural and other pupils’ activities.
As a rule, only regular pupils are entitled to food and lodging and they can get it based on their previous education achievements and economic situation of pupils and their parents, guardians etc.
Vacancies in boarding homes may also be filled with students from institutions of higher education and pupils from other schools, seminars and courses, as long as this does not interfere with regular education work and life in a boarding home.
Students’ boarding homes are institutions that provide food and lodging for students during their study. Besides accommodation, meals can be provided.
Tables 2. and 3. present only counties in which there are boarding homes for students or pupils.
Data on counties are presented according to the Act on Territories of Counties, Towns and Municipalities in the Republic of Croatia (NN, Nos. 86/06, 125/06, 16/07, 95/08, 46/10, 145/10, 37/13, 44/13, 45/13 and 110/15) with the situation as on 31 December 2019.
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