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

TABLE 15 YOUNG PEOPLE IN RESIDENTIAL ACCOMMODATION ON 31 MARCH BY GENDER, AGE GROUP AND LENGTH OF STAY

31 March 2002

31 March 2003

% change 2002 to 2003

Number

Percentage

Number

Percentage

Gender:

Boys

1,263

64

1,255

64

-1

Girls

699

36

638

36

-9

Age at 31 March:

Under 5 years

6

0

8

0

23

5-10 years

188

10

128

10

-32

11-15 years

1,245

63

1,301

63

5

16 years or over

522

27

456

27

-13

Length of Stay at 31 March:

Less than 1 month

180

9

125

9

-30

1 month to under 2 months

107

5

104

5

-2

2 months to under 3 months

121

6

89

6

-27

3 months to under 6 months

252

13

261

13

4

6 months to under 1 year

381

19

423

19

11

1 year to under 2 years

437

22

447

22

2

2 years to under 3 years

190

10

186

10

-3

3 years or more

293

15

258

15

-12

Total

1,962

100

1,893

100

-4