Data set from Pupil absence in schools in England

Absence rates by geographic level - termly

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Termly absence information for all enrolments in state-funded primary, secondary and special schools including information on overall absence, persistent absence and reason for absence for pupils aged 5-15.


Data set details

Theme
Pupils and schools
Publication
Pupil absence in schools in England
Release type
Geographic levels
Local authority, National, Regional
Indicators
  • Authorised absence rate
  • Authorised holiday rate
  • Authorised other rate
Filters
  • School type
Time period
2018/19 Autumn term to 2022/23 Spring term

Data set preview

Table showing first 5 rows, from underlying data
time_periodtime_identifiergeographic_levelcountry_codecountry_nameregion_coderegion_nameold_la_codenew_la_codela_nameschool_typesess_possiblesess_overallsess_authorisedsess_unauthorisedsess_overall_percentsess_authorised_percentsess_unauthorised_percentenrolments_pa_10_exactenrolments_pa_10_exact_percentenrolments_pa_50_exactenrolments_pa_50_exact_percentsess_auth_illnesssess_auth_appointmentssess_auth_religioussess_auth_studysess_auth_travellersess_auth_holidaysess_auth_ext_holidaysess_auth_excludedsess_auth_othersess_auth_totalreasonssess_unauth_holidaysess_unauth_latesess_unauth_othersess_unauth_noyetsess_unauth_totalreasonssess_overall_totalreasonssess_x_covidsess_y_exceptionalsess_auth_illness_ratesess_auth_appointments_ratesess_auth_religious_ratesess_auth_study_ratesess_auth_traveller_ratesess_auth_holiday_ratesess_auth_ext_holiday_ratesess_auth_excluded_ratesess_auth_other_ratesess_auth_totalreasons_ratesess_unauth_holiday_ratesess_unauth_late_ratesess_unauth_other_ratesess_unauth_noyet_ratesess_unauth_totalreasons_ratesess_overall_totalreasons_ratesess_x_covid_rate
201819Autumn termLocal authorityE92000001EnglandE12000001North East390E08000037GatesheadState-funded primary18969896820448387198173.595382.550731.0446612289.39844430.329140737353372461514z2072341483871018694778308541981768204002.147460.186240.000370.000110.002420.079810.000000.010910.123412.550730.536960.049920.412760.045021.044663.595380.00000
201819Autumn termLocal authorityE92000001EnglandE12000001North East391E08000021Newcastle upon TyneSpecial102066135088491501713.234578.319134.9154524734.16321598.160443904748000270z1532060713526110339320429611431003.824980.732860.000000.000000.000000.264530.000000.149902.018306.990570.255720.100923.852410.000004.2090411.199620.00000
201819Autumn termLocal authorityE92000001EnglandE12000001North East392E08000022North TynesideState-funded primary18506356721346698205153.631892.523351.1085411739.21228140.10995396763271105901220z1132304466981324353960426912051567213002.143910.176750.005670.000490.000000.065920.000000.006110.124502.523350.715590.029130.326480.037341.108543.631890.00000
201819Autumn termLocal authorityE92000001EnglandE12000001North East393E08000023South TynesideState-funded primary14749096071749282114354.116663.341360.7753117511.57293370.3644240481262110003585z20523804928260705594749571143560717002.744640.177710.000680.000000.000000.243070.000000.013900.161373.341360.411550.037900.321990.003860.775304.116660.00000
201819Autumn termLocal authorityE92000001EnglandE12000001North East394E08000024SunderlandTotal4894108248799164877839225.083643.368891.71476494514.505723160.92696130355118573622373595z51681221716346728724192248489411583250246717002.663510.242270.000740.000040.004840.073460.000000.105600.249633.340080.586910.039270.990760.084081.701025.041100.00000

Variables in this data set

Table showing first 5 of 47 variables
Variable nameVariable description
enrolments_pa_10_exactNumber of persistent absentees - 10% or more sessions missed
enrolments_pa_10_exact_percentPercentage of persistent absentees - 10% or more sessions missed
enrolments_pa_50_exactNumber of persistent absentees - 50% or more sessions missed
enrolments_pa_50_exact_percentPercentage of persistent absentees - 50% or more sessions missed
school_typeSchool type - Filter by school type - Total includes primary, secondary and special

Footnotes

  1. Sessions recorded as not attending due to COVID circumstances are included as possible sessions in 2020/21 and 2021/22 only, but not as an absence within absence rates.

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