Data set from Local authority school places scorecards

Costs of Additional School Places

Latest data
Last updated
National costs of additional school places from local authority projects for academic years 2015/16 to 2017/18

Data set details

Pupils and schools
Local authority school places scorecards
Release type
Geographic levels
National, Regional
  • Cost per additional school place
  • Number of additional school places created
  • Number of projects
  • Project phase
  • Project type
Time period

Data set preview

Table showing first 5 rows, from underlying data
2023Reporting yearNationalE92000001EnglandPrimaryNew schools7023864.8823763567101238
2023Reporting yearNationalE92000001EnglandPrimaryPermanent expansions120419988.521284362567246065
2023Reporting yearNationalE92000001EnglandPrimaryTemporary expansions6169450.321294201234727
2023Reporting yearNationalE92000001EnglandSecondaryNew schools1228911.5711304326816417
2023Reporting yearNationalE92000001EnglandSecondaryPermanent expansions14427492.1629815819678835

Variables in this data set

Table showing first 5 of 6 variables
Variable nameVariable description
cost_per_placeCost per additional school place
number_of_projectsNumber of projects
places_createdNumber of additional school places created
project_phaseProject phase - Filter by Project phase
project_typeProject type - Filter by project type


  1. Regional level data shows national costs adjusted for regional variation and inflation
  2. z indicates data is not applicable
  3. x indicates data is not available

Using this data

  • Download the underlying data as a compressed ZIP file

  • View or create your own tables

    View tables that we have built for you, or create your own tables from open data using our table tool