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

01 - Absence rates by school and geographic level

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Absence information 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. 

National, Regional and Local Authority data from 2006/07. 

School data is included from 2016/17. Primary and secondary only before 2016/17. 


Data set details

Theme
Pupils and schools
Publication
Pupil absence in schools in England: autumn term
Release type
Geographic levels
Local authority, National, Regional
Indicators
  • Authorised absence rate
  • Authorised holiday rate
  • Authorised other rate
Filters
  • School type
Time period
2006/07 Autumn term to 2021/22 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_typeschool_nametrustestabschool_laestabschool_urnacademy_typeacademy_open_dateall_throughnum_schoolsenrolmentssess_possiblesess_overallsess_authorisedsess_unauthorisedsess_overall_percentsess_authorised_percentsess_unauthorised_percentenrolments_pa_10_exactenrolments_pa_10_exact_percentenrolments_pa_50_exactenrolments_pa_50_exact_percentsess_auth_illnesssess_auth_appointmentssess_auth_religioussess_auth_studysess_auth_travellersess_auth_holidaysess_auth_ext_holidaysess_auth_excludedsess_auth_othersess_auth_totalreasonssess_unauth_holidaysess_unauth_latesess_unauth_othersess_unauth_noyetsess_unauth_totalreasonssess_overall_totalreasonssess_x_covidsess_y_exceptionalsess_auth_illness_ratesess_auth_appointments_ratesess_auth_religious_ratesess_auth_study_ratesess_auth_traveller_ratesess_auth_holiday_ratesess_auth_ext_holiday_ratesess_auth_excluded_ratesess_auth_other_ratesess_auth_totalreasons_ratesess_unauth_holiday_ratesess_unauth_late_ratesess_unauth_other_ratesess_unauth_noyet_ratesess_unauth_totalreasons_ratesess_overall_totalreasons_ratesess_x_covid_rate
202122Autumn termNationalE92000001EnglandTotal2122371249059610055336629998750978842153211456.899025.304741.59428167217923.46949979941.37537420313572477158877137777174702356656z78077143923225027845024134548524991127874362524115169937654483871557063555723684.3736852240.2577672980.0091272110.0080926690.0077733160.037112794z0.0812452140.4570548095.2318585350.2511384080.0887090631.1736397570.0650611241.5785483526.8104068871.620244053
202122Autumn termNationalE92000001EnglandTotal state-funded primary and secondary2016570036769446446996421169149303837149078546.797445.21931.57814162447323.19458913721.30463410488782328869868917748673699323238z76000339251544862421823865868323991093415261008914763226633874441512584754193444.3454304080.2465338560.0091982730.0082026610.0078017690.034217945z0.0804538470.4155164375.1473551960.2526437720.0881176811.1574883140.0645839651.5628337326.7101889281.601220757
202122Autumn termNationalE92000001EnglandState-funded primary167623847758525567244300238432393203160918125.712654.553561.1590975019419.49691241760.628312003323410166595417773153268257305z779621836113233294491716649493059354448520044459546372928408682224575733083.8117356490.1934403280.0103082910.0001390880.0101353350.048957579z0.0148338770.349358344.4389084870.3266278520.0938146370.6744113220.0381386021.1329924135.57190091.564491907
202122Autumn termNationalE92000001EnglandState-funded secondary34033155918419077455341878482537180688160428.157886.05422.1036887427927.70284671962.1292121015644131221032714767552043165933z6820412089041252947696699373393407389667409645880858934103358690339048460365.0147398170.3131187290.0078061940.018315230.0048752320.015732891z0.1627481970.4984856566.0358219460.1598599480.0809730981.7633177140.0977492332.1018999948.137721941.647282601
202122Autumn termNationalE92000001EnglandSpecial1058121229163608342088296167500541329112.76410.23792.52614770639.3519766225.46239982479148289822285100333418z20768467168165423226868201003445911515240671120609434447881530246.0050667340.9063657760.0050241940.0017419650.0061304940.204256091z0.1269372942.85540455910.110927110.1642214570.1228543732.1061945860.0926114162.48588183212.596808942.718614467

Variables in this data set

Table showing first 5 of 49 variables
Variable nameVariable description
enrolmentsNumber of pupil enrolments
enrolments_pa_10_exactNumber of persistent absentees
enrolments_pa_10_exact_percentPercentage of persistent absentees
enrolments_pa_50_exactNumber of persistent absentees (50% or more missed)
enrolments_pa_50_exact_percentPercentage of persistent absentees (50% or more missed)

Footnotes

  1. Total includes state-funded primary and secondary schools. Does not include special schools. Available from 2006/07 to present (data for special schools is available from 2016/17 onwards).
  2. Total includes state-funded primary, secondary and special schools. Data for special schools is available from 2016/17 to present.

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