Data set from Planned LA and school expenditure

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This file contains the headline totals for each main category of planned expenditure. These are rounded to the nearest billion. 

Data set details

Finance and funding
Planned LA and school expenditure
Release type
Geographic levels
  • Planned gross expenditure (£ billion)
  • Planned income (£ billion)
  • Planned net expenditure (£ billion)
  • Main area of expenditure
Time period
2015-16 to 2022-23

Data set preview

Table showing first 5 rows, from underlying data
201516Financial yearNationalEnglandE92000001Total schools budget (before Academy recoupment)41.030.2140.83
201516Financial yearNationalEnglandE92000001Total Other education and community budget2.860.712.15
201516Financial yearNationalEnglandE92000001Total Children and Young Peoples Services and Youth Justice Budget8.20.77.51
201516Financial yearNationalEnglandE92000001Total Schools Budget and Other education and community budget43.890.9242.98
201516Financial yearNationalEnglandE92000001Total Schools Budget, Other education and community budget, Children and Young Peoples Services Budget52.11.6250.48

Variables in this data set

Table showing all 4 variables
Variable nameVariable description
DescriptionMain area of expenditure - Filter by main area of expendture
gross_expenditurePlanned gross expenditure (£ billion)
incomePlanned income (£ billion)
net_expenditurePlanned net expenditure (£ billion)


  1. Data is from rounded national tables. For local authority or regional data, see unrounded local authority tables in "Explore data and files".
  2. To reduce burdens on local authorities during the COVID-19 pandemic, data for 2020-21 was not collected.

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