Data set from Suspensions and permanent exclusions in England

04 - Suspensions - Number of suspensions per pupil (2006-07 to 2020-21)

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Number of pupils by the number of suspensions they have received

Data set details

Pupils and schools
Suspensions and permanent exclusions in England
Release type
Geographic levels
  • Number of pupils
  • Number of suspensions
  • School Type
Time period
2006/07 to 2020/21

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Table showing first 5 rows, from underlying data
Academic year200607NationalE92000001EnglandSpecial12917
Academic year200607NationalE92000001EnglandSpecial1038
Academic year200607NationalE92000001EnglandSpecial1137
Academic year200607NationalE92000001EnglandSpecial1225
Academic year200607NationalE92000001EnglandSpecial1314

Variables in this data set

Table showing all 3 variables
Variable nameVariable description
headcountNumber of pupils
school_typeSchool Type - State-funded primary, secondary and special
suspensionNumber of suspensions


  1. For 2019/20 and 2020/21, while suspensions and permanent exclusions were possible throughout the academic year, pandemic restrictions will have had an impact on the numbers presented and caution should be taken when comparing across years.

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