National Statistics

Absenteeism by pupil characteristics: academic year ending July 2014

An annual report which presents data on absenteeism by persistent absentees and all pupils of compulsory school age (5-15) in maintained primary and secondary schools.


Absenteeism by pupil characteristics: 2013/14


Persistent absentees are pupils who have been absent for at least 20 per cent of the possible half-day school sessions for the year.

Information relates to the whole academic year for primary schools and for the period September to the late May bank holiday for secondary schools.

Published 18 March 2015