Data set from Suspensions and permanent exclusions in England

Permanent exclusions and suspensions - by term (2018-19 to 2019-20)

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Number and percentage of permanent exclusions and suspensions and those pupils receiving one or more suspension by term. Includes 2018/19 and 2019/20 only.

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
2018/19 Autumn term to 2019/20 Summer term

Data set preview

Table showing first 5 rows, from underlying data
Autumn term201920NationalE92000001England21247Total825504631670.038361784122.16125
Spring term201920NationalE92000001England21255Total825504618500.022411311241.58841
Summer term201920NationalE92000001England21248Total8255046400.0004811970.0145
Autumn term201920NationalE92000001England16784state-funded primary47147724550.00965291130.61748
Summer term201920NationalE92000001England16784state-funded primary471477220.000045460.01158

Variables in this data set

Table showing first 5 of 7 variables
Variable nameVariable description
num_schoolsNumber of schools
perm_exclPermanent exclusions
perm_excl_ratePermanent exclusions (rate)
school_typeSchool Type - State-funded primary, secondary and special


  1. Headcount figures given correspond to the headcount in Spring term each year, and therefore rates for Autumn and Summer terms are calculated based on exclusions and suspensions in those terms, but as a proportion of the spring headcount.

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