Data set from School finances during the Covid-19 pandemic

Academies' 2018/2021 per pupil income categories

Latest data
Last updated

Per pupil income information for the academic years 2018/19, 2019/20 and 2020/21 for all academies, including both a monetary and percentage comparison between each year’s data. The financial figures have the central services per pupil proportion incorporated for each income category. All data is in nominal terms so does not remove the effects of inflation.

Data set details

Finance and funding
School finances during the Covid-19 pandemic
Release type
Geographic levels
  • Per pupil income in 2018/19
  • Per pupil income in 2019/20
  • Per pupil income in 2020/21
  • Type of income
Time period

Data set preview

Table showing first 5 rows, from underlying data
202021Academic yearNationalNon- GovernmentEnglandE9200000199.500943069201968.468701343820540.9330814560289-31.0322417253813-31.18788703721-27.5356198877916-40.2163606835764-58.5678616131729-58.8616145803157
202021Academic yearNationalIncome from cateringEnglandE9200000187.013358190371258.747489282340749.4460859890559-28.2658689080305-32.4845167407392-9.30140329328482-15.8328524451185-37.5672722013153-43.1741435827866
202021Academic yearNationalOther self-generated incomeEnglandE9200000199.603653003739373.70774899252158.4094199659105-25.8959040112183-25.9989500688756-15.2983290266105-20.7553876433844-41.1942330378288-41.358154842255
202021Academic yearNationalDonations and/or voluntary fundsEnglandE9200000155.506854442326142.687856111994538.3808977134738-12.8189983303316-23.0944420452632-4.30695839852072-10.0894230603222-17.1259567288523-30.8537691442178
202021Academic yearNationalIncome from facilities and servicesEnglandE9200000169.926033810768763.972201172799457.6305669172147-5.95383263796932-8.51447209787611-6.34163425558476-9.91310934956728-12.2954668935541-17.5835325178425

Variables in this data set

Table showing first 5 of 10 variables
Variable nameVariable description
categoryType of income
pp_18_19Per pupil income in 2018/19
pp_19_20Per pupil income in 2019/20
pp_20_21Per pupil income in 2020/21
pp_difference_18_19_to_19_20Percentage change in income between 2018/19 to 2019/20


  1. The academies account return (AAR) data is reported on an academic year basis running from September - August. This is in contrast to the consistent financial reporting (CFR) data for LA maintained schools which is reported on a financial year basis running from April – March.
  2. Due to rounding, some totals and percentages may not correspond to the calculation of individual figures
  3. Due to changes in how total income and total expenditure were calculated across the 3-year period for both AAR and CFR data, the individual categories may not sum to the total. This is mainly due to the subtraction of expenditure category E30 Direct revenue financing.

Using this data

  • Download the underlying data as a compressed ZIP file

  • View or create your own tables

    View tables that we have built for you, or create your own tables from open data using our table tool