Statistics: school workforce

Statistics on the size and characteristics of the schools' workforce in state-funded schools.


  1. Documents

These releases include detailed information on the number and characteristics of teachers, teaching assistants and other non-classroom based school support staff collected via the annual school workforce census.

Also included are statistics on:

  • teachers’ salaries
  • qualifications
  • sickness absence levels
  • number of teaching vacancies

For a sample of secondary school teachers, statistics are published on:

  • the curriculum subject taught
  • whether teachers have qualifications in the subjects they teach
  • the hours spent teaching by subject

Statistics from May 2010 onwards are available on GOV.UK. You can find our archived statistics on the National Archives. Note: the search function is not available on archived content so please use the filters on the left of each page.


  1. School workforce in England: November 2013

    • 22 January 2015
    • Statistics - national statistics
  2. School workforce in England: November 2012

    • 25 November 2013
    • Statistics - national statistics
  3. School workforce in England: November 2011

    • 13 December 2012
    • Statistics - national statistics
  4. School workforce in England: November 2010 (provisional)

    • 20 April 2011
    • Statistics - national statistics
  5. School workforce in England (including pupil to teacher ratios and pupil to adult ratios): January 2010

    • 26 May 2010
    • Statistics - national statistics