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- Pupil absence in schools in England: autumn term
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a. Absence rates by school type
Includes overall absence rate, authorised and unauthorised absence rates, and rate of not attending due to COVID circumstances, by school type, autumn 2016/17 to autumn 2021/22
b. Number and rate of persistent absentees, by school type, autumn 2016/17 to autumn 2021/22
Includes number and rate of persistent absentees across all school types combined from autumn 2016/17 to autumn 2021/22
c. Reasons for absence, Autumn term 2016/17 to Autumn term 2021/22
Includes absence rates by reason, across all schools, autumn term 2016/17 to autumn term 2021/22
d. Absence rates by region, autumn 2021/22
Includes overall absence, persistent absence and not attending due to COVID circumstances, by region, autumn term 2021/22
e. Absence rates by local authority, autumn term 2019/20 to 2021/22
Includes overall and persistent absence rates by local authority, autumn term 2019/20 to 2021/22
f. Absence rates in Pupil referral units, autumn term, 2016/17 to 2021/22
Includes overall absence, authorised and unauthorised absence, and persistent absence rates in Pupil referral units, autumn term 2016/17 to 2021/22
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