Data set from Suspensions and permanent exclusions in England

Permanent exclusions and suspensions - by geography

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Termly number and percentage of permanent exclusions and suspensions and those pupils receiving one or more suspension.

Data set details

Pupils and schools
Suspensions and permanent exclusions in England
Release type
Geographic levels
Local authority, National, Regional
  • Headcount
  • Number of schools
  • Permanent exclusions
  • School Type
Time period
2016/17 Autumn term to 2022/23 Autumn term

Data set preview

Table showing first 5 rows, from underlying data
Spring term202122Local authorityE92000001EnglandE12000006East of England874E06000031PeterboroughState-funded secondary141817890.049519034.967545713.14116
Spring term201819Local authorityE92000001EnglandE12000008South East867E06000036Bracknell ForestState-funded primary301058500.00000520.49126270.25508
Spring term201920Local authorityE92000001EnglandE12000002North West355E08000006SalfordSpecial477900.0000091.1553370.89859
Spring term202122Local authorityE92000001EnglandE12000003Yorkshire and The Humber370E08000016BarnsleyState-funded secondary1113285230.17313162712.246897245.44976
Spring term201920Local authorityE92000001EnglandE12000009South West800E06000022Bath and North East SomersetSpecial349600.00000306.04839204.03226

Variables in this data set

Table showing first 5 of 9 variables
Variable nameVariable description
num_schoolsNumber of schools
one_plus_suspPupil enrolments with one or more suspension
one_plus_susp_ratePupil enrolments with one or moresuspension (rate)
perm_exclPermanent exclusions


  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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