National Statistics

School workforce in England: November 2014

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

Documents

Main text: SFR21/2015

Main tables: SFR21/2015

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Additional tables: SFR21/2015

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Underlying data: SFR21/2015 (Excel format)

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Details

In 2018, we revised the regional and local authority (LA) level data on this page. To allow users to make multi-year and geographical comparisons more easily, we have now published a multi-year and multi-level file.

It includes estimates to account for schools who did not provide information in a given year for the staff headcount and full-time equivalent (FTE) numbers, so that year on year figures are comparable. Further work has also been done since the initial publication to improve the quality of the data upon which some of the other indicators were based.

Visit ‘School workforce in England: November 2018’ and select ‘Revised subnational school workforce census data 2010 to 2018’. You can also view the updated 2018 methodology note.

School workforce statistics based on staff working in publicly-funded schools in England.

The main tables include:

  • numbers of teachers and support staff in service
  • characteristics of teachers and support staff
  • teachers pay
  • teacher’s qualifications and curriculum
  • teacher vacancies
  • teacher sickness absence
  • pupil-to-teacher ratios

Additional tables include information on teachers who:

  • have recently entered teaching
  • have left teaching
  • have retired and been awarded retirement benefits
  • are out-of-service teachers

The release also includes information underlying the national tables at:

  • individual school level
  • local authority level
  • regional level

Teachers and teaching statistics team

Published 2 July 2015
Last updated 23 March 2020 + show all updates
  1. Added link to ‘Revised subnational school workforce census data 2010 to 2018' and the updated 2018 methodology note.

  2. First published.