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Chidren's Social Work Statistics 2002-03

Published: 31 Oct 2003
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Statistics

Statistics on child protection, children looked after, children in residential accommodation, social work staff and finance in Scotland

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CHILDREN'S SOCIAL WORK STATISTICS 2002-03

TABLE 1 CHILDREN LOOKED AFTER, CHILDREN STARTING AND CEASING TO BE LOOKED AFTER 2002-03 : BY GENDER AND AGE GROUP 1-3

Age group

Children looked after on 31 March 2003

Children starting to be looked after 02-03

Children ceasing to be looked after 02-03

Number

Percentage

% diff from 02

Number

Percentage

% diff from 01-02

Number

Percentage

% diff from 01-02

Male

Under 1

104

1

5

146

3

5

26

1

-50

1-4

926

8

-3

457

10

-11

298

7

-10

5-11

2,144

19

3

783

17

12

536

13

1

12-15

2,498

22

-2

1,021

23

-5

633

16

-17

16-17

811

7

1

163

4

-22

770

19

3

Total

6,483

57

0

2,570

57

-3

2,263

56

-7

Female

Under 1

77

1

-8

123

3

2

44

1

73

1-4

841

7

4

393

9

-8

275

7

-9

5-11

1,771

16

4

568

13

-3

479

12

16

12-15

1,617

14

-4

753

17

-4

469

12

-9

16-17

599

5

24

108

2

-17

504

13

-3

Total

4,905

43

3

1,943

43

-5

1,771

44

0

All people

Under 1

181

2

-1

268

6

4

70

2

-10

1-4

1,768

16

0

850

19

-10

573

14

-10

5-11

3,914

34

4

1,350

30

5

1,015

25

8

12-15

4,115

36

-3

1,773

39

-4

1,102

27

-14

16-17

1,410

12

10

271

6

-20

1,274

32

1

Total

11,388

100

1

4,513

100

-4

4,034

100

-4

Note : (1) Table excludes children who are on a planned series of short term placements.
Note : (2) Table includes rounded estimates for local authorities not able to provide information.
Note : (3) Some totals do not exactly equal the sum of their component parts due to the effects of rounding.