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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 17 YOUNG PEOPLE IN SECURE ACCOMMODATION (ALSO INCLUDED IN PREVIOUS TABLES) BY GENDER, AGE, AND LENGTH OF STAY

31 March 2002

31 March 2003

% change 2002 to 2003

Number

Percentage

Number

Percentage

Gender of residents

Boys

69

72

69

77

0

Girls

27

28

21

23

-22

Age of Residents

13 years old or under

17

18

12

13

-29

14 years

13

14

13

14

0

15 years

40

42

40

44

0

16 years or over

26

27

25

28

-4

Length of stay of residents

Less than 1 month

16

17

17

19

6

1 month to under 2 months

13

14

20

22

54

2 months to under 3 months

16

17

7

8

-56

3 months to under 6 months

25

26

21

23

-16

6 months to under 1 year

17

18

15

17

-12

1 year or more

9

9

10

11

11

Total

96

100

90

100

-6

Admissions during the year to (by age on admission)

13 years old or under

44

19

46

18

5

14 years

51

22

65

25

27

15 years

108

47

123

48

14

16 years or over

27

12

24

9

-11

Total

230

100

258

100

12

Discharges during the year to 31 March 2001 (by length of stay on discharge)

Less than 1 month

52

24

74

28

42

1 month to under 2 months

12

5

20

8

67

2 months to under 3 months

27

12

27

10

0

3 months to under 6 months

75

34

78

30

4

6 months to under 1 year

39

18

43

17

10

1 year or more

16

7

18

7

13

Total

221

100

260

100

18