Table 1 of the School Workforce in England publication shows that there were 451,900 full time equivalent teachers in state funded schools in 2017. This is 11,900 more than in 2011 and 10,100 more than in 2010.
Table 1a of the initial teacher training (ITT) census 2017/18 shows that we recruited 32,710 trainee teachers in academic year 2017/18. This is 815 more than 2016/17, an increase of 3%.
The latest recruitment data published by the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service shows that as of 17 September, there were 2,110 (7%) more acceptances to ITT in England than at the equivalent point last year (Report B, Table B.4).