Children & Young People
This report is available for the following features:
Educational Attainment and Attendance
For information about individual school performance, use the government's School performance service
For a more detailed explanation, see Scaled scores at key stage 2, Key stage 2 teacher assessment and Primary school accountability
|Attendance and absence figures 2016-2017||Leeds||England|
|Primary persistent absence||8.4%||8.3%|
|Secondary persistent absence||15.0%||13.5%|
Pupils are classified as persistently absent if they miss 10% or more of possible sessions.
For more information, see Absence statistics guide
The Children in Low-Income Families Local Measure is the proportion of children living in families either:
in receipt of out-of-work benefits or
in receipt of tax credits with a reported income which is less than 60 per cent of national median income.
In Leeds there are 29,660 children under 16 living in low income families. This is 20.3% of children in Leeds (2016).
Numbers are rounded to the nearest 5.
|Leeds figures for last 5 years|
|Number of children under 16 living in low income families||29,805||29,810||32,805||28,150||29,660|
|% children under 16 living in low income families||21.6||21.3||23.1||19.6||20.3|