Statistics at DfE

The Department for Education publishes official statistics on education and children.

We use data we collect on schools, children and young people. You can find information and commentary on these pages.

We follow the Code of Practice for Official Statistics.

Announcements

We’ll publish future announcements related to our statistical releases here. You can find details of all our official statistics releases in the calendar of forthcoming statistics.

Latest statistical releases

15 September 2016: Participation rates in higher education: 2006 to 2015

8 September 2016: Local analysis of teacher workforce: 2010 to 2015

8 September 2016: Admission appeals for maintained primary and secondary schools: 2015 to 2016, Admission appeals collection

1 September 2016: National curriculum assessments: key stage 2, 2016 (provisional)

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Statistical collections

Forthcoming publications

This schedule gives the planned publication dates of our statistical releases for the coming year.

Publication date Release title
29 September 2016 Planned LA and school expenditure: 2015 to 2016 financial year, Local authority and school finance collection
29 September 2016 Looked-after children: March 2016, Looked-after children collection
29 September 2016 Phonics screening check and key stage 1 assessments: 2016, Key stage 1 collection
6 October 2016 Further education and skills: learner participation, outcomes and level of highest qualification held, Further education and skills statistical first release collection
13 October 2016 Destinations: key stage 4 and 5 pupils (provisional): 2014 to 2015, Destinations collection
13 October 2016 GCSE and equivalent results (provisional): 2015 to 2016, Key stage 4 collection
13 October 2016 A level and other 16 to 18 results: 2015 to 2016 (provisional), 16 to 19 attainment collection
13 October 2016 FE choices employer satisfaction survey: 2015 to 2016
20 October 2016 Pupil absence in schools: autumn term 2015, spring term 2016, Pupil absence collection
20 October 2016 Early years foundation stage profile results: 2015 to 2016, Early years foundation stage profile collection
27 October 2016 Adult further education outcome-based success measures
3 November 2016 Characteristics of children in need: 2015 to 2016, Children in need collection
3 November 2016 KS2 national curriculum tests review outcomes: 2016 (provisional), Key stage 2 collection
10 November 2016 Education and training statistics for the UK: 2016, Education and training collection
24 November 2016 Initial teacher training census: 2016 to 2017, Teacher training collection
24 November 2016 Advanced learning loans application information: November 2016, Advanced learning loans collection
24 November 2016 EYFSP results: 2015 to 2016 (additional tables), Children and early years collection
24 November 2016 NEET statistics quarterly brief: July to September 2016, NEET and participation collection
24 November 2016 Further education and skills: learner participation, outcomes and level of highest qualification held, Further education and skills statistical first release collection
November 2016 Graduate outcomes by university and subject
November 2016 National Pupil Database: third party requests up to end June 2016, National pupil database requests
8 December 2016 Looked-after children: 2016 (additional tables), Looked-after children collection
15 December 2016 National curriculum assessments at key stage 2: 2016 (revised), Key stage 2 collection
15 December 2016 Primary school performance tables: 2016, Performance table collection
19 January 2017 Revised GCSE and equivalent results in England: 2015 to 2016, Key stage 4 collection
19 January 2017 Secondary school performance tables in England: 2015 to 2016, Key stage 4 collection
19 January 2017 A level and other level 3 results: 2015 to 2016 (revised), 16 to 19 attainment collection
19 January 2017 School and college performance tables in England: 2015 to 2016, 16 to 19 attainment collection
19 January 2017 Destinations of KS4 and KS5 pupils, 2014 to 2015 (revised), Destinations collection
26 January 2017 Further education and skills: learner participation, outcomes and level of highest qualification held, Further education and skills statistical first release collection
February 2017 Children’s social work workforce, 2016, Children’s social care workforce collection
February 2017 NEET statistics quarterly brief - October to December 2016, NEET and participation collection
February/March 2017 Characteristics of children in need: 2015 to 2016 (additional tables), Children in need collection
March 2017 Pupil absence in schools: 2015 to 2016, Pupil absence collection
March 2017 Level 2 and 3 attainment by young people aged 19 in 2016, 16 to 19 attainment collection
March 2017 Outcomes for children looked after by local authorities in England: March 2016, Looked-after children collection
May 2017 Pupil absence in schools in England: autumn term 2016, Pupil absence collection
May 2017 NEET statistics quarterly brief: January to March 2017, NEET and participation collection
May 2017 Statements of SEN and EHC plans: England 2017, SEN collection
June 2017 Schools, pupils and their characteristics: January 2017, School and pupil numbers collection
June 2017 Children accommodated in secure children’s homes, England and Wales: 31 March 2017, secure children’s homes collection
June 2017 Provision for children under five in England: January 2017, Childcare and early years collection
June 2017 Participation in education, training and employment: 16 to 18 (2016), NEET and participation collection
June 2017 School workforce in England: November 2016, School workforce collection
June 2017 Secondary and primary school applications and offers: March to April 2017, School applications collection

Archived statistics

You can find statistics published since May 2010 on GOV.UK. Our archived statistics are available from the National Archives

Corporate information

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