Data set from Education, health and care plans

01 - EHC plans - by age - January 2010 to 2021

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Number of children and young people with an EHC plan, broken down by age band 

Data set details

Pupils and schools
Education, health and care plans
Release type
Geographic levels
Local authority, National, Regional
  • Number of EHC plans
  • Number of statements
  • Number of statements and EHC plans combined
  • Age group
Time period
2010 to 2021

Data set preview

Table showing first 5 rows, from underlying data
2021Calendar yearNationalE92000001EnglandTotalzz430697100430697100
2021Calendar yearNationalE92000001EnglandUnder 5zz165363.83936165363.83936
2021Calendar yearNationalE92000001EnglandAge 5 to 10zz14234233.049214234233.04922
2021Calendar yearNationalE92000001EnglandAge 11 to 15zz15157235.192315157235.19226
2021Calendar yearNationalE92000001EnglandAge 16 to 19zz9071521.06249071521.06237

Variables in this data set

Table showing first 5 of 7 variables
Variable nameVariable description
characteristic_ageAge group - Filter by age group
Total_allNumber of statements and EHC plans combined
Total_all_pcPercentage of statements and EHC plans combined
Total_ehcNumber of EHC plans
Total_ehc_pcPercentage of EHC plans


  1. Percentage of all statements of SEN
  2. Percentage of all EHC plans
  3. Percentage of all EHC plans and statements of SEN combined

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