Data set from LA and school expenditure

LA maintained schools, all expenditure (National, Regional, LA levels) (£million)

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This file contains expenditure data for local authority maintained schools collected via the Consistent Financial reporting data collection. 

Data set details

Finance and funding
LA and school expenditure
Release type
Geographic levels
Local authority, National, Regional
  • Expenditure (£ million)
  • Expenditure per pupil
  • Category of expenditure
  • Phase of education
Time period
2015-16 to 2020-21

Data set preview

Table showing first 5 rows, from underlying data
201516Financial yearNationalEnglandE92000001All maintained schoolsCapital expenditureAcquisition of land and existing buildings (CE01)4.161
201516Financial yearNationalEnglandE92000001All maintained schoolsCapital expenditureInformation and communication technology (CE04)60.9612
201516Financial yearNationalEnglandE92000001All maintained schoolsCapital expenditureNew construction, conversion and renovation (CE02)301.2461
201516Financial yearNationalEnglandE92000001All maintained schoolsCapital expenditureVehicles, plant, equipment and machinery (CE03)24.115
201516Financial yearNationalEnglandE92000001All maintained schoolsCommunity expenditureCommunity focused school costs (E32)49.3810

Variables in this data set

Table showing all 4 variables
Variable nameVariable description
expenditure_£millionExpenditure (£ million)
expenditure_descriptionCategory of expenditure
expenditure_per_pupilExpenditure per pupil
school_phasePhase of education - Filter by school type


  1. There are a small number of local authorities with no LA maintained secondary schools, all are academies.

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