To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many teachers retired (a) due to age, (b) due to health problems and (c) prematurely from publicly-funded schools in 2012-13.
3 November 2014
The following table provides the number of teachers who were awarded age, ill-health and premature retirement benefits from the Teachers’ Pensions Scheme in 2012-13 and whose last recorded service was in a publicly funded school in England.
Ill health retirements
Premature retirements 
Source: Teachers’ Pensioner Statistical System.
Figures are provisional and are rounded to the nearest 10.
 Includes premature and actuarially reduced awards of pension benefits.