Data set from Pupil absence in schools in England

Absence rates in pupil referral units (PRUs) - full academic years

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Absence rates for pupil referral units


Data set details

Theme
Pupils and schools
Publication
Pupil absence in schools in England
Release type
Geographic levels
Local authority, National, Regional
Indicators
  • Authorised absence rate
  • Number of authorised absence sessions
  • Number of authorised holiday sessions
Time period
2013/14 to 2021/22

Data set preview

Table showing first 5 rows, from underlying data
time_periodtime_identifieryear_breakdowngeographic_levelcountry_codecountry_nameregion_coderegion_nameold_la_codenew_la_codela_nameschool_typenum_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_x_covid_rate
201516Academic yearSix half termsNationalE92000001EnglandPupil referral unit35038518753322524533401397521105581932.5669318.5514314.01552791272.464821036426.90693163805811024602864813696601z94203866352137412312033472499586422212910400532414176000
202122Academic yearSix half termsNationalE92000001EnglandPupil referral unit33435401709145527527911552598120019338.8184221.8939316.92452865480.941221220234.46795474751465471425285656514799z9349487233015225622030151529107162825115116857326911351298661040801.8313
201314Academic yearSix half termsRegionalE92000001EnglandE12000008South EastPupil referral unit59535695477735396722336813059937.0732623.3947813.67848387172.27409153028.566094045277974651605671151z981515790922289710265607123007855130495353392000
201314Academic yearSix half termsRegionalE92000001EnglandE13000001Inner LondonPupil referral unit252999524974140429513818904826.749719.7873416.96236187362.4541560720.2400814438277817712601278z5344193544363061542348081964886316129946000
201314Academic yearSix half termsRegionalE92000001EnglandE13000002Outer LondonPupil referral unit3333766551451944308763610679429.677413.3765816.30082236770.1125679623.57822516243492401387190548z813045677856838916541939043403104739190422000

Variables in this data set

Table showing first 5 of 32 variables
Variable nameVariable description
enrolmentsNumber of pupil enrolments
enrolments_pa_10_exactNumber of persistent absentees (10% or more missed)
enrolments_pa_10_exact_percentPercentage of persistent absentees (10% or more missed)
enrolments_pa_50_exactNumber of severely absent pupils (50% or more missed)
enrolments_pa_50_exact_percentPercentage of severely absent pupils (50% or more missed)

Footnotes

  1. 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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