Data set from Suspensions and permanent exclusions in England

Permanent exclusions and suspensions - by geography (2006-07 to 2021-22)

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Number and percentage of permanent exclusions and suspensions and those pupils receiving one or more suspension, broken down at National, Regional and Local Authority level.

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
2006/07 to 2021/22

Data set preview

Table showing first 5 rows, from underlying data
Academic year201415Local authorityE92000001EnglandE13000002Outer London307E09000009EalingSpecial664700.0000030.4636830.46368
Academic year201415Local authorityE92000001EnglandE13000002Outer London311E09000016HaveringTotal8137842390.1030610912.883046771.78902
Academic year201415Local authorityE92000001EnglandE13000002Outer London312E09000017HillingdonSpecial1075700.00000253.30251141.84941
Academic year201415Local authorityE92000001EnglandE13000002Outer London312E09000017HillingdonState-funded secondary2119739320.1621213816.996308104.10355
Academic year201415Local authorityE92000001EnglandE13000002Outer London313E09000018HounslowState-funded primary532367200.00000850.35907680.28726

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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