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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 16 YOUNG PEOPLE IN RESIDENTIAL ACCOMMODATION RESIDENTS, ADMISSIONS AND DISCHARGES

Residents

Admissions

Discharges

% capacity used-Mar03

Admissions per resident

Number

Percentage

% diff from 02

Number

Percentage

% diff from 02

Number

Percentage

% diff from 02

Local authority sector

Children's home

735

39

8

1,743

20

8

1768

20

10

94

2.4

Home for disabled children

41

2

-29

2,957

34

-4

2956

34

-4

79

72.1

Residential school

78

4

-46

131

1

-49

128

1

-47

87

1.7

Total

854

45

-3

4,831

55

-2

4852

55

-2

93

5.7

Voluntary sector

Children's home

62

3

-35

598

7

-1

596

7

-2

82

9.6

Home for disabled children

67

4

-47

2,208

25

-50

2,200

25

-51

97

33.0

Hostel

19

1

-17

50

1

-38

45

1

-41

95

2.6

Residential school

671

35

24

780

9

32

764

9

30

96

1.2

Total

819

43

4

3,636

42

-37

3,605

41

-37

95

4.4

Private sector

Children's home

22

1

340

81

1

1925

78

1

1850

69

3.7

Residential school

198

10

-31

203

2

-28

230

3

-19

77

1.0

Total

220

12

-25

284

3

0

308

4

7

76

1.3

All sectors

Children's home

819

43

5

2,422

28

9

2,442

28

10

92

3.0

Home for disabled children

108

6

-42

5,165

59

-32

5,156

59

-32

89

47.8

Hostel

19

1

-17

50

1

-38

45

1

-41

95

2.6

Residential school

947

50

-3

1,114

13

-1

1,122

13

1

90

1.2

Total

1,893

100

-4

8,751

100

-20

8,765

100

-20

91

4.6