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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 2
CHILDREN LOOKED AFTER, CHILDREN STARTING AND CEASING TO BE LOOKED AFTER 2002-03 : BY CURRENT/LAST STATUTORY REASON FOR BEING LOOKED AFTER 1-3

Children looked after on 31 March 2003

Children starting to be looked after 02-03

Children ceasing to be looked after 02-03

Statute group

Number

Percentage

% diff from 02

Number

Percentage

% diff from 01-02

Number

Percentage

% diff from 01-02

Accommodated under Section 25

1,288

11

-3

1,016

23

-4

884

22

11

Parental Responsibilities Order

362

3

4

17

0

-9

54

1

2

Supervision Requirement at Home

4,699

41

0

2,022

45

2

1,968

49

2

Supervision Requirement away from Home (excluding Residential Establishment)

3,587

31

12

689

15

-19

613

15

-22

Supervision Requirement away from Home (in a Residential Establishment but excluding Secure)

817

7

-19

338

7

6

259

6

18

Supervision Requirement away from Home with a Secure Condition

56

0

-36

28

1

-50

24

1

-10

Warrant

210

2

16

176

4

17

58

1

-45

Child Protection Measure

75

1

12

129

3

23

44

1

-17

Criminal Court Provision

33

0

-20

35

1

93

25

1

89

Freed for Adoption

102

1

27

13

0

137

38

1

-16

Other

160

1

-30

52

1

-56

69

2

-58

Total

11,388

100

1

4,513

100

-4

4,034

100

-4

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.