Data set from Suspensions and permanent exclusions in England

Suspensions - number of suspensions per pupil

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Number of pupils by the number of suspensions they have received.

Data set details

Pupils and schools
Suspensions and permanent exclusions in England
Release type
Geographic levels
  • Number of pupils
  • Number of suspensions
  • School Type
Time period
2016/17 Autumn term to 2021/22 Autumn term

Data set preview

Table showing first 5 rows, from underlying data
Autumn term202122NationalE92000001EnglandTotal174147
Autumn term202122NationalE92000001EnglandTotal10149
Autumn term202122NationalE92000001EnglandTotal1184
Autumn term202122NationalE92000001EnglandTotal1272
Autumn term202122NationalE92000001EnglandTotal1323

Variables in this data set

Table showing all 3 variables
Variable nameVariable description
headcountNumber of pupils
school_typeSchool Type - State-funded primary, secondary and special
suspensionNumber of suspensions


  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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