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Children's social work statistics: 2018-2019 - republication

Revised children's social work statistics for Scotland for 2018 to 2019, including data on children and young people looked after, on the child protection register and in secure care, originally published on 31 March 2020.

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Children's social work statistics: 2018-2019 - republication
Annex B: Children's Social Work Statistics 2018-19 Additional tables

Annex B: Children's Social Work Statistics 2018-19 Additional tables

Full Excel versions of these tables are available in the supporting files accompanying the publication.

1. Looked after children 2018-19

Characteristics of looked after children at 31 July 2019

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 age group and type of accommodation

Children starting to be looked after between 1 August 2018 and 31 July 2019

Table 1.5 by age group and gender

Table 1.6 by ethnic group

Table 1.7 by disability status

Children ceasing to be looked after between 1 August 2018 and 31 July 2019

Table 1.8 by age group and gender

Table 1.9 by destination on discharge and age

Table 1.10 by ethnic group

Table 1.11 by disability status

Table 1.12 by age group and length of time looked after

Young people ceasing to be looked after between 1 August 2018 and 31 July 2019 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 2019

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 disability 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 2002-2019 by age and gender

Table 2.2 Number of children looked after 2002-2019 by type of accommodation

Table 2.3 Number of children looked after 2003-2019 by ethnic group

Table 2.4 Number of children looked after 2002-2019 by disability status

Table 2.5 Number of children looked after by Legal Reason 2012-2019

Table 2.5a Number of children looked after by Legal Reason group 2012-2019

Table 2.6 Number of children looked after by number of placements during the past year, 2012-2019

Table 2.7 Number of children ceasing to be looked after, by destination and age, 2002-2019

Table 2.8 Cross UK comparison of the number of looked after children and rate per 10,000 children under 18, 2004-2019

3. Looked after data by local authority

Local authority breakdowns of

Table 3.1 Children starting and ceasing to be looked after, 2018-19

Table 3.2 Characteristics of children looked after, 31 July 2019

Table 3.3 Children looked after by type of accommodation, 31 July 2019

Table 3.4 Percentage of care leavers beyond 16 years of age with a pathway plan and a pathway co-ordinator, 2018-19

Table 3.5 Young people eligible for aftercare services, percentage receiving aftercare and percentage in employment, education or training, 31 July 2019

Table 3.6: Number of children and young people ceasing to be looked after, by destination and local authority, 2018-19

Table 3.7 Comparison of reported and derived counts of looked after children on 31 July 2019, by local authority

4. Child protection additional tables

Table 4.1 Number of initial, pre-birth or transfer in child protection case conferences: 2007 to 2019 - by child's primary known/suspected abuser

Table 4.2 Number of children on the child protection register, 2007-2019 - by ethnic group, disability and religion

Table 4.3 Concerns identified at case conference of children who were on the child protection register, 2012-19

Table 4.4 Movement on and off the child protection register, 2018-19 by local authority

Table 4.5 Concerns identified at case conference by local authority

Table 4.6 Main abuser recorded at pre-birth, initial and transfer case conferences held during 2018-2019, by local authority

Table 4.7 Number of children on the child protection register across UK, 2007- 2019

Table 4.8 Rate of children on the child protection register per 10,000 children across UK, 2007-2019

5. Secure care accommodation additional tables

Table 5.1 Young people discharged from secure care accommodation by gender and destination on discharge, 2018-19

Table 5.2 Number and percentage of young people discharged from secure care accommodation who received medical care during their stay, 2018-19

Table 5.3 Number of human papillomavirus (HPV) immunisations received by females discharged from secure care accommodation during 2018-19

Table 5.4 Number and rate of young people admitted to secure care accommodation by local authority, 2013-2019

Table 5.5 Young people admitted to secure care accommodation: placement prior to admission and legal reason for admission by gender, 2018-19

Table 5.6 Young people admitted to secure care accommodation by legal reason for admission and gender, 2018-19


Contact

Email: childrens.statistics@gov.scot