'Teacher sickness absence' from 'School workforce in England'
|Average number of Days - all teachers||4.1|
|Average number of days taken||7.5|
|Percentage taking absence||54.0|
|Total Number of Days lost||2,133,253|
|Total teachers taking absence||284,146|
- The total teachers taking sickness absence and total days taken are estimates based on the schools that were able to make a full absence return. They are only available for England as a whole and not by region, local authority or school. For further details please see the methodology document.
- Before using this data, please check the methodology section for important information such as definitions, limitations and caveats.
Source: School workforce in England, Teacher sickness absence