National Statistics

School workforce in England: November 2018

Single reference for all school workforce statistics based on staff working in publicly funded schools in England.

Documents

Text: school workforce census 2018

Main tables: school workforce census 2018

Main tables: school workforce census 2018

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Regional, LA and school tables: school workforce census 2018

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Revised subnational school workforce census data 2010 to 2018

Details

This publication sets out the:

  • numbers of, and full time equivalent (FTE) numbers of teachers and support staff in service
  • number of entrants to, and leavers from, teaching
  • teacher retention
  • characteristics of teachers and support staff, including gender, age and ethnic group
  • teachers’ pay
  • teachers’ qualifications
  • curriculum taught by secondary school teachers
  • teacher vacancies
  • teacher sickness absence
  • pupil-to-teacher ratios

The release also includes information underlying the national tables at:

  • individual school level
  • local authority level
  • regional level

Teachers and teaching statistics team

Published 27 June 2019
Last updated 9 October 2019 + show all updates
  1. Updated 'Regional, LA and school tables: school workforce census 2018' and 'Methodology: school workforce census 2018'.

  2. Replaced 'Main tables: school workforce census 2018' with updated versions due to incorrect index.

  3. Added revised subnational school workforce census data 2010 to 2018 and explanatory note.

  4. First published.