Data set from Pupil absence in schools in England

Absence rates by geographic level - termly

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Termly absence information for all enrolments in state-funded primary, secondary and special schools including information on overall absence, persistent absence and reason for absence for pupils aged 5-15.


Data set details

Theme
Pupils and schools
Publication
Pupil absence in schools in England
Release type
Geographic levels
Local authority, National, Regional
Indicators
  • Authorised absence rate
  • Authorised holiday rate
  • Authorised other rate
Filters
  • School type
Time period
2012/13 Autumn term to 2022/23 Autumn term

Data set preview

Table showing first 5 rows, from underlying data
time_periodtime_identifiergeographic_levelcountry_codecountry_nameregion_coderegion_nameold_la_codenew_la_codela_nameschool_typesess_possiblesess_overallsess_authorisedsess_unauthorisedenrolments_pa_10_exactenrolments_pa_10_exact_percentenrolments_pa_50_exactenrolments_pa_50_exact_percentenrolmentssess_overall_percentsess_authorised_percentsess_unauthorised_percentsess_auth_illnesssess_auth_appointmentssess_auth_religioussess_auth_studysess_auth_travellersess_auth_holidaysess_auth_ext_holidaysess_auth_excludedsess_auth_othersess_auth_totalreasonssess_unauth_holidaysess_unauth_latesess_unauth_othersess_unauth_noyetsess_unauth_totalreasonssess_overall_totalreasonssess_x_covidsess_y_exceptionalsess_auth_illness_ratesess_auth_appointments_ratesess_auth_religious_ratesess_auth_study_ratesess_auth_traveller_ratesess_auth_holiday_ratesess_auth_ext_holiday_ratesess_auth_excluded_ratesess_auth_other_ratesess_auth_totalreasons_ratesess_unauth_holiday_ratesess_unauth_late_ratesess_unauth_other_ratesess_unauth_noyet_ratesess_unauth_totalreasons_ratesess_overall_totalreasons_ratesess_x_covid_rate
202122Summer termLocal authorityE92000001EnglandE12000008South East845E10000011East SussexState-funded primary385862523554016128674254647320.14001244555072020.628500311138768321406.104254.179881.92436128908879049642554217z10841753216128633142521534198169974254235540204735533.340780.227800.012850.000100.006610.109290.000000.028090.454364.179880.858910.135150.886270.044031.924366.104250.05305
202122Summer termLocal authorityE92000001EnglandE12000008South East846E06000043Brighton and HoveSpecial4115957774720105715840.2035623409669297.3791348600508939314.0358111.467722.5680915684781000393z92217947203671000141057577711603.809621.161350.024300.000000.000000.954830.000000.223525.2941011.467720.087470.017012.429600.034012.5680914.035810.28183
202122Summer termLocal authorityE92000001EnglandE12000008South East852E06000045SouthamptonState-funded primary19167031355718645649115421524.53148643929691410.820626236759399171827.073144.510662.56247676363883141915551619z6351070886456189513410262984564911513557110516953.528770.202590.074030.000050.028960.084470.000000.033130.558674.510660.988730.177911.372040.023792.562477.073140.00548
202122Summer termLocal authorityE92000001EnglandE12000008South East867E06000036Bracknell ForestSpecial17504184114933486037.735849056603821.2578616352201315910.51768.529481.9881278514620044z304861493324926703481841004.484690.834100.011430.000000.000000.251370.000000.171392.776518.529480.182820.279941.525370.000001.9881210.517600.00000
202122Summer termLocal authorityE92000001EnglandE12000008South East867E06000036Bracknell ForestState-funded secondary739211638214665917162190928.06114949287081612.3666029692782668038.633666.3122.32166324023437108407038245z1529483046659273814221291290171626382148447584.383320.464960.014610.550590.005140.033140.000000.206840.653406.312000.370390.192371.746730.012182.321668.633660.06548

Variables in this data set

Table showing first 5 of 48 variables
Variable nameVariable description
enrolmentsEnrolments
enrolments_pa_10_exactNumber of persistent absentees
enrolments_pa_10_exact_percentPersistent absence rate
enrolments_pa_50_exactNumber of severe absentees
enrolments_pa_50_exact_percentSevere absence rate

Footnotes

  1. Sessions recorded as not attending due to COVID circumstances are included as possible sessions in 2020/21 and 2021/22 only, but not as an absence within absence rates.

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