Data set from Local authority school places scorecards

Costs of Additional School Places

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National costs of additional school places from local authority projects for academic years 2015/16 to 2017/18

Data set details

Pupils and schools
Local authority school places scorecards
Release type
Geographic levels
National, Regional
  • Cost per additional school place
  • Number of additional school places created
  • Number of projects
  • Project phase
  • Project type
Time period

Data set preview

Table showing first 5 rows, from underlying data
2022Reporting yearNationalE92000001EnglandPrimaryNew schools7023191.7718923763551106075.4
2022Reporting yearNationalE92000001EnglandPrimaryPermanent expansions120419424.745091284362494836561
2022Reporting yearNationalE92000001EnglandPrimaryTemporary expansions6169183.75483521294195558875.4
2022Reporting yearNationalE92000001EnglandSecondaryNew schools1228096.1180211304317598518.1
2022Reporting yearNationalE92000001EnglandSecondaryPermanent expansions14426716.7428529815796559688.1

Variables in this data set

Table showing first 5 of 6 variables
Variable nameVariable description
cost_per_placeCost per additional school place
number_of_projectsNumber of projects
places_createdNumber of additional school places created
project_phaseProject phase - Filter by Project phase
project_typeProject type - Filter by project type


  1. Regional level data shows national costs adjusted for regional variation and inflation
  2. z indicates data is not applicable
  3. x indicates data is not available

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