Data set from Elective home education

Elective home education at census date

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The number of children in elective home education at the census date in each term. Includes Autumn 2022 to Spring 2023.

Includes breakdowns by sex, expected year group and primary reason for EHE

Data set details

Pupils and schools
Elective home education
Release type
Geographic levels
Local authority, National, Regional
  • Number of EHE children on census date
  • Number of EHE children on census date by filter
Time period
2022/23 Autumn term to 2022/23 Summer term

Data set preview

Table showing first 5 rows, from underlying data
202223Autumn termNationalE92000001EnglandTotalTotal80900
202223Autumn termNationalE92000001EnglandSexFemale41000
202223Autumn termNationalE92000001EnglandSexMale39700
202223Autumn termNationalE92000001EnglandSexSex unknown200
202223Autumn termNationalE92000001EnglandYear groupReception300

Variables in this data set

Table showing all 2 variables
Variable nameVariable description
ehe_census_dateNumber of EHE children on census date
filterNumber of EHE children on census date by filter


  1. Data was received from 93% of local authorities in the Autumn term, 95% in the Spring term and 97% in the Summer term. To account for non-response, national figures have been uprated based on local authority pupil populations.

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