Data set from LA and school expenditure

S251 Outturn - Schools and other education (National, Regional, LA levels)

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This file contains details of school expenditure and other education and community expenditure by local authorities collected via the Section 251 Outturn return.  

Data set details

Finance and funding
LA and school expenditure
Release type
Geographic levels
Local authority, National, Regional
  • Income (£ million)
  • Per pupil net expenditure (£)
  • Spend on early years establishments (£ million)
  • Category of expenditure
Time period
2015-16 to 2020-21

Data set preview

Table showing first 5 rows, from underlying data
201516Financial yearNationalEnglandE92000001Dedicated schools grant1.9.1 Dedicated Schools Grant for year::::::27116.27692:::
201516Financial yearNationalEnglandE92000001Dedicated schools grant1.9.2 Dedicated Schools Grant brought forward from previous year::::::1234.57826:::
201516Financial yearNationalEnglandE92000001Dedicated schools grant1.9.3 Dedicated Schools Grant carried forward to next year::::::584.07808:::
201516Financial yearNationalEnglandE92000001Dedicated schools grant1.9.4 Grant for maintained school 6th forms::::::705.88814:::
201516Financial yearNationalEnglandE92000001Dedicated schools grant1.9.5 Local Authority additional contribution::::::24.69192:::

Variables in this data set

Table showing first 5 of 11 variables
Variable nameVariable description
category_of_expenditureCategory of expenditure - Filter by expenditure category
early_years_establishmentsSpend on early years establishments (£ million)
gross_expenditureTotal gross expenditure (£ million)
incomeIncome (£ million)
net_expenditureTotal net expenditure (£ million)

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