Data set from Pupil absence in schools in England: autumn term

Absence for 4 year olds

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Overall absence for all enrolments in state-funded primary, secondary and special schools for pupils aged 4. Primary and secondary only before 2016/17.

Data set details

Pupils and schools
Pupil absence in schools in England: autumn term
Release type
Geographic levels
Local authority, National, Regional
  • Number of overall absence sessions
  • Number of pupil enrolments
  • Number of schools
  • School type
Time period
2012/13 Autumn term to 2019/20 Autumn term

Data set preview

Table showing first 5 rows, from underlying data
2019Autumn termNationalE92000001EnglandTotal164176405038572692646937905.47528
2019Autumn termNationalE92000001EnglandTotal state-funded primary and secondary158826361778516404346231225.42849
2019Autumn termNationalE92000001EnglandState-funded primary157316276958406683745595605.42373
2019Autumn termNationalE92000001EnglandState-funded secondary15184821097206635625.79308
2019Autumn termNationalE92000001EnglandSpecial53543265628837066812.55465

Variables in this data set

Table showing first 5 of 6 variables
Variable nameVariable description
enrolmentsNumber of pupil enrolments
num_schoolsNumber of schools
school_typeSchool type - Filter by school type
sess_overallNumber of overall absence sessions
sess_overall_percentOverall absence rate

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