Data set from Pupil absence in schools in England

Enrolments with one or more session of absence, including by reason for absence - autumn term

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The number of enrolments with one or more session of absence, including by reason for absence. National, Regional and Local Authority data from 2006/07. 

School data from 2016/17. 

Primary and secondary only before 2016/17.


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 enrolments with at least one absence session due to agreed extended family holiday
  • Number of enrolments with at least one absence session due to agreed family holiday
  • Number of enrolments with at least one absence session due to arriving late
Filters
  • School type
Time period
2006/07 Autumn term to 2022/23 Autumn term

Data set preview

Table showing first 5 rows, from underlying data
time_periodtime_identifiergeographic_levelcountry_codecountry_nameregion_coderegion_nameold_la_codenew_la_codela_nameschool_typenum_schoolsenrolmentsenrol_overallenrol_authorisedenrol_unauthorisedenrol_auth_illnessenrol_auth_appointmentsenrol_auth_religiousenrol_auth_studyenrol_auth_travellerenrol_auth_holidayenrol_auth_ext_holidayenrol_auth_excludedenrol_auth_otherenrol_unauth_holidayenrol_unauth_lateenrol_unauth_otherenrol_unauth_noyetenrol_x_covidenrol_y_exceptional
201617Autumn termNationalE92000001EnglandTotal211146703327498246146742411388437391609612545714770157652389883512z84902544436330434258421848042160026z276109
201718Autumn termNationalE92000001EnglandState-funded secondary3365286941821342461996086646355173681659015816335813791419432z747252887201107148067847519579493z735746
201819Autumn termNationalE92000001EnglandSpecial1023102196868218377225021636644489835443395559z31902163128795336177142832z5841
201819Autumn termNationalE92000001EnglandTotal21144693725549660244559345157728538960421275817415737237375383303z97633573393421883281734966471143409z249297
201920Autumn termNationalE92000001EnglandState-funded secondary3391303384523429442184729766205194307360825512822772294417621z837092958471291089535258955071127z228359

Variables in this data set

Table showing first 5 of 21 variables
Variable nameVariable description
enrol_auth_appointmentsNumber of enrolments with at least one absence session due to medical or dental appointments
enrol_auth_excludedNumber of enrolments with at least one absence session due to exclusion
enrol_auth_ext_holidayNumber of enrolments with at least one absence session due to agreed extended family holiday
enrol_auth_holidayNumber of enrolments with at least one absence session due to agreed family holiday
enrol_auth_illnessNumber of enrolments with at least one absence session due to illness

Footnotes

  1. Total includes state-funded primary and secondary schools. Does not include special schools. Available from 2006/07 to present (data for special schools is available from 2016/17 onwards).
  2. Total includes state-funded primary, secondary and special schools. Data for special schools is available from 2016/17 to present.
  3. 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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