Data set from Pupil absence in schools in England

Absence rates by pupil characteristic - autumn term

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Absence information by characteristics 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. 

Characteristics included are gender, year group, free school meal eligibility, SEN provision, SEN type of need, ethnicity and language.

National, regional and local authority data from autumn 2019 to autumn 2022


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 absence rate exact
  • Number of authorised absence sessions
Filters
  • Characteristic
  • School type
Time period
2019/20 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_typebreakdown_topicbreakdownenrolmentssess_possiblesess_overallsess_authorisedsess_unauthorisedsess_overall_percentsess_authorised_percentsess_unauthorised_percentenrolments_pa_10_exactenrolments_pa_10_exact_percentenrolments_pa_50_exactenrolments_pa_50_exact_percentsess_possible_pa_10_exactsess_overall_pa_10_exactsess_authorised_pa_10_exactsess_unauthorised_pa_10_exactsess_overall_percent_pa_10_exactsess_authorised_percent_pa_10_exactsess_unauthorised_percent_pa_10_exactsess_authorised_illnesssess_authorised_appointmentssess_authorised_religioussess_authorised_studysess_authorised_travellersess_authorised_holidaysess_authorised_ext_holidaysess_authorised_excludedsess_authorised_othersess_authorised_totalreasonssess_unauthorised_holidaysess_unauthorised_latesess_unauthorised_othersess_unauthorised_noyetsess_unauthorised_totalreasonssess_overall_totalreasonssess_x_covidsess_y_exceptionalsess_x_covid_rate
202223Autumn termNationalE92000001EnglandTotalTotalTotal72057419535882657179222751949460198427677.528645.447792.08085174315124.191141252791.73862248475254604217029928368161138023079.526331978.17931101.347044256279826325065580946499792284742600104951843826825128330041841381205386136564346110641965702270940322z3704453z
202223Autumn termNationalE92000001EnglandTotalGenderGender Male3687289488068340369730222700336999696537.575385.53272.0426890160924.45181631061.71145116431426237194061562638680930203065.765132000.050091065.71504218864361327121281812360542739249181070104623919642665027321094796010896849422311357987134736521620z1934518z
202223Autumn termNationalE92000001EnglandTotalGenderGender Female3518432465517417348188472494590698729417.47965.358752.1208584153323.91784621711.76701108414983223224401430181980206213092.143661953.038711139.10495206761951305380276282289436489225079034847219907052463284220746396042966806878299689978550234418344z1769925z
202223Autumn termNationalE92000001EnglandTotalGenderGender unclassified20250835818517314.274327.37646.897939452101116324163161211.3666293.86624117.5003816750000001318520113418173358z10z
202223Autumn termNationalE92000001EnglandTotalMajor ethnic groupsEthnicity Major White Total51197286821353145299612538713143142829827.769155.675292.09386126946624.79558961051.877151651369313447910322654678118244253141.275092022.496281118.7788131644250195585922464281547650632768608278413285277381680372662566852546102252093978081413812952306166z2523401z

Variables in this data set

Table showing first 5 of 40 variables
Variable nameVariable description
breakdownCharacteristic - Filter by pupil characteristic
enrolmentsNumber of pupil enrolments
enrolments_pa_10_exactNumber of persistent absentees (10% missed)
enrolments_pa_10_exact_percentPercentage of persistent absentees (10% missed)
enrolments_pa_50_exactNumber of persistent absentees (50% missed)

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