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Chidren's Social Work Statistics 2002-03

Published: 31 Oct 2003
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Statistics on child protection, children looked after, children in residential accommodation, social work staff and finance in Scotland

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Chidren's Social Work Statistics 2002-03
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CHILDREN'S SOCIAL WORK STATISTICS 2002-03

TABLE 11 NUMBER OF CHILDREN LOOKED AFTER ON 31 MARCH 2003 : CHARACTERISITICS OF LOOKED AFTER CHILDREN BY LOCAL AUTHORITY AREA 1-4

Local authority area

Gender of looked after children: boys

Age of looked after children

Children from minority ethnic groups

Children with a disability

Children under 5

Children 16 or over

Number

Percentage

Number

Percentage

Number

Percentage

Number

Percentage

Number

Percentage

Aberdeen City 5

220

55

80

20

55

14

15

4

20

5

Aberdeenshire

195

56

55

16

35

10

0

1

30

9

Angus

105

57

30

17

25

13

0

1

20

10

Argyll & Bute

135

60

25

12

30

14

0

0

50

22

Clackmannanshire

70

63

15

14

15

12

0

1

55

50

Dumfries & Galloway

195

55

85

24

25

7

0

0

25

7

Dundee City

195

53

75

21

35

10

10

3

35

9

East Ayrshire

195

57

55

16

40

11

0

0

20

6

East Dunbartonshire

50

57

10

13

15

17

0

1

15

17

East Lothian

95

54

25

14

35

20

5

3

40

23

East Renfrewshire

35

55

10

17

15

21

5

5

20

29

Edinburgh, City of

625

56

230

20

100

9

65

6

180

16

Eilean Siar

25

47

5

11

5

13

0

0

10

18

Falkirk

155

60

45

17

45

17

0

1

15

5

Fife

300

60

100

20

40

8

5

1

25

5

Glasgow City

1,385

57

385

16

320

13

60

2

325

13

Highland

220

60

65

18

45

13

5

1

125

34

Inverclyde

130

58

40

17

30

13

0

0

5

2

Midlothian

140

60

45

20

20

9

0

1

10

5

Moray

80

54

20

13

15

9

0

0

20

13

North Ayrshire

205

57

50

14

45

12

5

1

75

21

North Lanarkshire

375

62

105

17

95

16

0

0

10

1

Orkney Isles

15

56

5

24

0

8

0

0

5

20

Perth & Kinross

100

61

25

15

25

15

0

1

25

15

Renfrewshire

225

44

80

16

75

15

20

4

50

10

Scottish Borders

115

59

40

21

25

12

0

0

10

6

Shetland

15

44

5

16

5

13

0

0

25

84

South Ayrshire

115

60

40

20

20

10

0

1

115

60

South Lanarkshire

260

59

65

15

65

14

5

1

70

16

Stirling

90

55

15

10

20

14

5

2

55

34

West Dunbartonshire

170

62

30

11

55

20

0

0

95

34

West Lothian

250

56

80

18

35

8

5

1

20

5

Scotland

6,483

57

1,949

17

1,408

12

225

2

1,591

14

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.
Note : (4) Figures given to the nearest 5 to preserve confidentiality
Note : (5) Aberdeen City were unable to split up the short term placements. This has been estimated based on Scotland figures