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    Pupil absence in schools in England: autumn and spring terms
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    01 - Absence rates by geographic level - Autumn and Spring combined
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    • England
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    2016/17 Autumn and Spring Term to 2020/21 Autumn and Spring Term
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    • Authorised holiday rate
    • Authorised other rate
    • Authorised reasons rate
    • Excluded rate
    • Illness rate
    • Late rate
    • Medical appointments rate
    • No reason yet rate
    • Overall reasons rate
    • Religious observance rate
    • Study leave rate
    • Traveller rate
    • Unauthorised holiday rate
    • Unauthorised other rate
    • Unauthorised reasons rate
    School type
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    View latest data: Autumn and Spring Term 2021/22
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    '01 - Absence rates by geographic level - Autumn and Spring combined' in England between 2016/17 Autumn and Spring Term and 2020/21 Autumn and Spring Term
    2016/17 Autumn and Spring Term2017/18 Autumn and Spring Term2018/19 Autumn and Spring Term2020/21 Autumn and Spring Term
    Authorised holiday rate0.1%0.1%0.1%0.0%
    Excluded rate0.1%0.1%0.1%0.0%
    Illness rate2.7%2.8%2.6%1.7%
    Medical appointments rate0.3%0.3%0.3%0.1%
    Religious observance rate0.1%0.0%0.0%0.0%
    Study leave rate0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
    Traveller rate0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
    Authorised other rate0.3%0.3%0.3%1.0%
    Authorised reasons rate3.4%3.5%3.3%3.0%
    Late rate0.1%0.1%0.1%0.0%
    Unauthorised holiday rate0.3%0.3%0.3%0.1%
    Unauthorised other rate0.7%0.8%0.8%0.8%
    No reason yet rate0.1%0.1%0.0%0.1%
    Unauthorised reasons rate1.1%1.2%1.2%1.0%
    Overall reasons rate4.5%4.7%4.5%4.0%

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