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Children's social work statistics Scotland 2015-2016

Published: 28 Mar 2017
Part of:
Children and families, Statistics
ISBN:
9781786528834

The latest data on children and young people looked after, on the child protection register and in secure care.

47 page PDF

4.8MB

47 page PDF

4.8MB

Contents
Children's social work statistics Scotland 2015-2016
Annex A: Publication tables

47 page PDF

4.8MB

Annex A: Publication tables

Full Excel versions of these tables with additional detail are available here: http://www.gov.scot/Topics/Statistics/Browse/Children/PubChildrenSocialWork

Introduction

Illust. 1: Infographic showing all children in Scotland and relative number being looked after and on the child protection register at 31 July 2016

Looked after children

Chart 1: Children looked after per 1,000 children under 18 by type of accommodation 1987‑2016
Table 1.1: Number of children looked after at 31 July 2009-2016, by type of accommodation
Table 1.1a: Number of children looked after by type of accommodation, 1971-2016
Table 1.2: Children looked after at 31 July 2016 with and without a current care plan
Table 1.3: Number and percentage of children starting to be looked after 2003-2016, by age and gender
Table 1.4: Number and percentage of children ceasing to be looked after, by length of time looked after and age, 2003-2016
Table 1.5: Percentage of children ceasing to be looked after by destination, 2002-2016
Illust. 2: Infographic showing proportional representation of post-care destinations (based on table 1.5)
Chart 2: Percentage difference by destination between 2011 and 2016
Table 1.6: Pathway plans and nominated pathway co-ordinators of young people who ceased to be looked after during 2014-2016 who were beyond minimum school-leaving age on the date they ceased to be looked after
Table 1.7: Young people eligible for aftercare services on 31 July 2016, by age and economic activity
Chart 3: Cross- UK comparison of rate of looked after children per 10,000 children, 2004-2016

Child protection

Chart 4: Children on the child protection register, by age, 2000-2016
Table 2.1: Number of children on the child protection register by gender, 2000-2016
Table 2.1a: Number of children on the child protection register by gender and age, 2000-2016
Table 2.2: Number and rate per 1,000 population aged 0-15 of children on the child protection register: 2007-2016, by local authority
Table 2.3: Concerns identified at the case conferences of children who were on the child protection register 2007-2016
Chart 5: Concerns identified at the case conferences of children who were on the child protection register, 2016
Table 2.4: Number of deregistrations from the child protection register, 2007- 2016, by length of time on register and reason for deregistration
Chart 6: Deregistrations by length of time registered, 2007-2016
Chart 7: Cross- UK comparison of rate of children on the child protection register per 10,000 under 18s, 2004-2016

Secure care accommodation

Table 3.1: Secure care unit bed complement at 31 July 2016
Table 3.2: Secure care accommodation capacity and usage, 2013‑2016
Table 3.3: Young people in secure care accommodation 2013-2016 by gender, age, disability and length of stay
Table 3.4: Number of secure children's homes/secure care accommodation units, places approved and children accommodated at year end across the United Kingdom, 2013-16

Other

Chart 8: Children Referred to the Children's Reporter and numbers looked after/on child protection register, 2004-2016


Contact

Email: Ian Volante