Data set from Pupil absence in schools in England

Absence rates for four year olds

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Overall absence for all enrolments in state-funded primary, secondary and special schools for pupils aged 4.


Data set details

Theme
Pupils and schools
Publication
Pupil absence in schools in England
Release type
Geographic levels
Local authority, National, Regional
Indicators
  • Number of overall absence sessions
  • Number of pupil enrolments
  • Number of schools
Filters
  • School type
Time period
2012/13 to 2021/22

Data set preview

Table showing first 5 rows, from underlying data
time_identifieryear_breakdowntime_periodgeographic_levelcountry_codecountry_nameregion_coderegion_nameold_la_codenew_la_codela_nameschool_typenum_schoolsenrolmentssess_possiblesess_overallsess_overall_percent
Academic yearSix half terms201415Local authorityE92000001EnglandE13000002Outer London301E09000002Barking and DagenhamState-funded primary3737901281502749465.84829
Academic yearSix half terms201415Local authorityE92000001EnglandE13000002Outer London302E09000003BarnetTotal8445991555314873325.61507
Academic yearSix half terms201415Local authorityE92000001EnglandE13000002Outer London305E09000006BromleyState-funded primary7041911475358691524.68713
Academic yearSix half terms201415Local authorityE92000001EnglandE13000002Outer London306E09000008CroydonState-funded secondary11063333117025.10636
Academic yearSix half terms201415Local authorityE92000001EnglandE13000002Outer London308E09000010EnfieldSpecial217625168110.89426

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

Footnotes

  1. Total includes state-funded primary, secondary and special schools. Data for special schools is available from 2016/17 to present.
  2. Sessions recorded as not attending due to COVID circumstances are included as possible sessions in 2020/21 and 2021/22 only, but not as an absence within absence rates.

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