Data set from Suspensions and permanent exclusions in England

Suspensions - total days missed per pupil

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Number of pupil enrolments by total length of suspensions accrued across the academic year.

Data set details

Pupils and schools
Suspensions and permanent exclusions in England
Release type
Geographic levels
  • Number of pupils
  • Number of days missed to suspensions
  • School Type
Time period
2016/17 Autumn term to 2021/22 Autumn term

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Table showing first 5 rows, from underlying data
Autumn term202122NationalE92000001EnglandTotal136976
Autumn term202122NationalE92000001EnglandTotal101914
Autumn term202122NationalE92000001EnglandTotal11923
Autumn term202122NationalE92000001EnglandTotal12733
Autumn term202122NationalE92000001EnglandTotal13628

Variables in this data set

Table showing all 3 variables
Variable nameVariable description
days_missed_suspensionNumber of days missed to suspensions
headcountNumber of pupils
school_typeSchool Type - State-funded primary, secondary and special


  1. For 2019/20 and 2020/21, while suspensions and permanent exclusions were possible throughout the academic year, pandemic restrictions will have had an impact on the numbers presented and caution should be taken when comparing across years.

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