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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 B: Additional tables

47 page PDF

4.8MB

Annex B: Additional tables

Excel versions of these tables will be made available here: http://www.gov.scot/Topics/Statistics/Browse/Children/PubChildrenSocialWork

1. Looked after children 2015-16

Characteristics of looked after children at 31 July 2016
Table 1.1: by age group and gender
Table 1.2: by ethnic group
Table 1.3: by additional support needs status
Table 1.4: by type of accommodation

Children starting to be looked after between 1 August 2015 and 31 July 2016
Table 1.5: by age group and gender
Table 1.6: by ethnic origin
Table 1.7: by additional support needs status

Children ceasing to be looked after between 1 August 2015 and 31 July 2016
Table 1.8: by age group and gender
Table 1.9: by destination on discharge and age
Table 1.10: by ethnic origin
Table 1.11: by additional support needs status
Table 1.12: by age group and length of time looked after

Young people ceasing to be looked after between 1 August 2015 and 31 July 2016 who had reached 16 years of age on date they ceased to be looked after
Table 1.13: by age group and destination on discharge
Table 1.14: by final accommodation type and destination on discharge

Young people eligible for aftercare services on 31 July 2016
Table 1.15: by age and type of accommodation
Table 1.16: by gender and economic activity
Table 1.17: by ethnic group and economic activity
Table 1.18: by additional support needs status and economic activity
Table 1.19: episodes of homelessness since becoming eligible for aftercare services
Table 1.20: and in receipt of aftercare services, with a pathway plan and pathway coordinator

2. Looked after data over time

Table 2.1: Number of children looked after 2002-2016 by age and gender
Table 2.2: Number of children looked after 2002-2016 by type of accommodation
Table 2.3: Number of children looked after 2003-2016 by ethnic origin
Table 2.4: Number of children looked after 2002-2016 by disability status
Table 2.5: by Legal Reason for being looked after
Table 2.6: Number of children looked after by number of placements during the past year, 2012-2016
Table 2.7: Number of children ceasing to be looked after, by destination and age, 2002-2016
Table 2.8: Number of children looked after in a planned series of short-term placements, by gender and age 2002-2013
Table 2.9: Cross UK comparison of the number of looked after children and rate per 10,000 children under 18, 2004-2016

3. Looked after data by local authority

Local authority breakdowns of
Table 3.1: Children starting and ceasing to be looked after, 2014-16
Table 3.2: Characteristics of children looked after, 31 July 2016
Table 3.3: Children looked after by type of accommodation, 31 July 2016
Table 3.4: Percentage of care leavers beyond 16 years of age with a pathway plan and a pathway co-ordinator, 2015-16
Table 3.5: Young people eligible for aftercare services, percentage receiving aftercare and percentage in employment, education or training, 31 July 2016

4. Child protection additional tables

Table 4.1: Number of initial, pre-birth or transfer in child protection case conferences: 2007 to 2016 - by child's primary known/suspected abuser
Table 4.2: Number of children on the child protection register, 2007-2016 - by ethnic group, additional support need status and religion
Table 4.3: Concerns identified at case conference of children who were on the child protection register, 2012-16
Table 4.4: Movement on and off the child protection register, 2015-16 by local authority
Table 4.5: Concerns identified at case conference by local authority
Table 4.6: Main abuser recorded at case conference by local authority
Table 4.7: Number of children on the child protection register across UK, 2007-2016
Table 4.8: Rate of children on the child protection register per 10,000 children across UK, 2007-2016

5. Secure care accommodation additional tables

Table 5.1: Secure care accommodation capacity and usage, 2015-16
Table 5.2: Young people in secure care accommodation, 2015-16 by gender, age, additional support needs and length of stay
Table 5.3: Young people admitted to or discharged from secure care accommodation, 2015-16, by age and length of stay
Table 5.4: Number and rate of young people admitted to secure care accommodation by local authority, 2013-2016
Table 5.5: Young people admitted to secure care accommodation: placement prior to admission and reason for admission by gender, 2015-16


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