Data set from LA and school expenditure

LA expenditure on schools, other education and community - unrounded data

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This file contains information on expenditure on education made by local authorities. Data is at local authority, regional and national level and is unrounded. Data was collected via the S251 Outturn return made to the department in autumn 2023. 

Data set details

Finance and funding
LA and school expenditure
Release type
Geographic levels
Local authority, National, Regional
  • Income
  • Per pupil net expenditure
  • Spend on early years establishments
  • Category of expenditure
Time period
2015-16 to 2022-23

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Table showing first 5 rows, from underlying data
201516Financial yearNationalEnglandE92000001Schools1.0.1 Individual Schools Budget, after academy recoupment2463252164141560679465989480467918150997195275747x2372222732102372222732144041
201516Financial yearNationalEnglandE92000001Schools1.1.1 Contingenciesx3543829718621618xxx5405991530889615097095493
201516Financial yearNationalEnglandE92000001Schools1.1.2 Behaviour support servicesx269874914136395xxx3112388618221042930178254
201516Financial yearNationalEnglandE92000001Schools1.1.3 Support to UPEG and bilingual learnersx240320706130540xxx3016261155459762461663555
201516Financial yearNationalEnglandE92000001Schools1.1.4 Free school meals eligibilityx33366421150193xxx4486835233481425335416

Variables in this data set

Table showing first 5 of 11 variables
Variable nameVariable description
category_of_expenditureCategory of expenditure - Filter by expenditure category
early_years_establishmentsSpend on early years establishments
gross_expenditureTotal gross expenditure
net_expenditureTotal net expenditure

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