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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 12 NUMBER OF CHILDREN LOOKED AFTER ON 31 MARCH 2003 : BY LOCAL AUTHORITY AREA, ACCOMMODATION TYPE, AND CHARACTERISTICS OF CARE AWAY FROM HOME 1-4

Local authority area

Accommodation type

Children looked after away from home

Children in community setting

Children in residential care

Looked after for 1 year + 5

With 3+ placements 5

Total

Number

Percentage

Number

Percentage

Number

Percentage

Number

Percentage

Aberdeen City 6

325

83

70

17

165

72

110

48

230

Aberdeenshire

315

89

40

11

115

76

40

27

150

Angus

165

92

15

8

75

64

30

24

115

Argyll & Bute

175

80

45

20

65

67

15

16

100

Clackmannanshire

100

86

15

14

40

63

10

19

65

Dumfries & Galloway

335

94

20

6

155

69

35

16

225

Dundee City

320

89

40

11

170

70

130

54

245

East Ayrshire

315

92

25

8

115

74

0

1

155

East Dunbartonshire

75

82

15

18

25

63

10

26

40

East Lothian

160

90

15

10

60

50

0

0

120

East Renfrewshire

60

91

5

9

25

85

0

4

25

Edinburgh, City of

945

85

165

15

475

72

120

18

660

Eilean Siar

50

95

5

5

20

72

0

0

25

Falkirk

225

87

35

13

135

73

100

54

185

Fife

430

86

70

14

250

70

145

40

360

Glasgow City

2,100

86

330

14

1,135

79

435

30

1,430

Highland

305

83

65

17

160

68

35

14

240

Inverclyde

170

77

50

23

85

72

30

26

120

Midlothian

205

88

30

12

90

75

25

21

115

Moray

135

89

15

11

65

74

35

37

90

North Ayrshire

315

88

45

12

130

76

15

9

175

North Lanarkshire

540

90

60

10

150

73

55

26

210

Orkney Isles

20

88

5

12

10

92

5

25

10

Perth & Kinross

150

91

15

9

75

73

40

38

105

Renfrewshire

415

81

100

19

155

47

0

0

325

Scottish Borders

175

88

25

12

85

70

45

36

120

Shetland

25

72

10

28

20

75

5

25

25

South Ayrshire

165

86

25

14

75

61

15

12

120

South Lanarkshire

355

80

90

20

140

73

5

2

190

Stirling

140

88

20

12

75

80

35

38

95

West Dunbartonshire

220

80

55

20

80

65

5

5

125

West Lothian

405

92

35

8

210

84

70

27

250

Scotland

9,838

86

1,550

14

4,636

72

1,601

25

6,445

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) Statistics refer to the current episode of care
Note : (6) Aberdeen City were unable to split up the short term placements. This has been estimated based on Scotland figures