Data set from Education, health and care plans

03 - New EHC plans - by age - 2009 to 2020

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Number of children and young people with a new EHC plan in the calendar year, broken down by age band 

Data set details

Pupils and schools
Education, health and care plans
Release type
Geographic levels
Local authority, National, Regional
  • Number of new EHC plans
  • Number of new statements
  • Number of new statements and EHC plans combined
  • Age group
Time period
2009 to 2020

Data set preview

Table showing first 5 rows, from underlying data
2020Calendar yearNationalE92000001EnglandTotalzz6009710060097100
2020Calendar yearNationalE92000001EnglandUnder 5zz1335922.22911335922.22906
2020Calendar yearNationalE92000001EnglandAge 5 to 10zz2799946.58972799946.58968
2020Calendar yearNationalE92000001EnglandAge 11 to 15zz1547325.74671547325.74671
2020Calendar yearNationalE92000001EnglandAge 16 to 19zz30455.0668130455.06681

Variables in this data set

Table showing first 5 of 7 variables
Variable nameVariable description
characteristic_ageAge group - Filter by age group
Total_new_allNumber of new statements and EHC plans combined
Total_new_all_pcPercentage of new statements and EHC plans combined
Total_new_ehcNumber of new EHC plans
Total_new_ehc_pcPercentage of new EHC plans


  1. Percentage of all new EHC plans and statements of SEN combined in the calendar year
  2. Percentage of all new statements of SEN in the calendar year
  3. Percentage of all new EHC plans in the calendar year

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