Data set from Pupil absence in schools in England

Absence rates by characteristic and local authority district

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Absence information by local authority district. Includes FSM eligible and FSM6 eligible breakdowns.


Data set details

Theme
Pupils and schools
Publication
Pupil absence in schools in England
Release type
Geographic levels
Local authority district
Indicators
  • Authorised absence rate
  • Authorised absence rate exact
  • Number of authorised absence sessions
Filters
  • Characteristic
  • School type
Time period
2018/19 to 2021/22

Data set preview

Table showing first 5 rows, from underlying data
time_identifieryear_breakdowntime_periodgeographic_levelcountry_codecountry_nameregion_coderegion_namela_codelad_codelad_nameschool_typecharacteristic_groupcharacteristicenrolmentssess_possiblesess_overallsess_authorisedsess_unauthorisedsess_overall_percentsess_authorised_percentsess_unauthorised_percentenrolments_pa_10_exactenrolments_pa_10_exact_percentsess_possible_pa_10_exactsess_overall_pa_10_exactsess_authorised_pa_10_exactsess_unauthorised_pa_10_exactsess_overall_percent_pa_10_exactsess_authorised_percent_pa_10_exactsess_unauthorised_percent_pa_10_exactsess_auth_illnesssess_auth_appointmentssess_auth_religioussess_auth_studysess_auth_travellersess_auth_holidaysess_auth_excludedsess_auth_othersess_auth_totalreasonssess_unauth_holidaysess_unauth_latesess_unauth_othersess_unauth_noyetsess_unauth_totalreasonssess_overall_totalreasonssess_x_covidsess_y_exceptionalsess_x_covid_rate
Academic yearSix half terms202122Local authority districtE92000001EnglandE13000001Inner London201E09000001City of LondonTotalFSMFSM Not eligible17564282248018875933.8582.93550.9225116.28571377447134312812.480139.08853.39163161410660000161188706557305932480261140.0404467813695902
Academic yearSix half terms202122Local authority districtE92000001EnglandE13000001Inner London201E09000001City of LondonTotalFSMFSM eligible34127128036121916.316874.814351.502521029.41176376646533513012.347328.895383.451945384920100226120218541918030100
Academic yearSix half terms202122Local authority districtE92000001EnglandE13000001Inner London201E09000001City of LondonTotalFSM ever 6FSM not eligible in last 6 years16260228224917265233.734142.865780.8683795.5555632284003128812.391579.665432.726151489966000013517260648928523224901080
Academic yearSix half terms202122Local authority districtE92000001EnglandE13000001Inner London201E09000001City of LondonTotalFSM ever 6FSM eligible in last 6 years461674410347732616.175354.616581.558771226.08696431253636617012.430438.487943.94249663592010048773022536261103410160.0597228858098423
Academic yearSix half terms202122Local authority districtE92000001EnglandE13000001Inner London201E09000001City of LondonTotalFSM ever 6FSM unclassified in last 6 years12200000000000000000000000000000016072.7272727272727

Variables in this data set

Table showing first 5 of 37 variables
Variable nameVariable description
characteristicCharacteristic - Filter by pupil characteristic
enrolmentsNumber of pupil enrolments
enrolments_pa_10_exactNumber of persistent absentees
enrolments_pa_10_exact_percentPercentage of persistent absentees
school_typeSchool type - Filter by school type

Footnotes

  1. Total includes state-funded primary, secondary and special schools. Data for special schools is available from 2016/17 to present.

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