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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 23 CHILDREN WHO WERE SUBJECT TO A CASE CONFERENCE 1,2 : CHILD'S PRIMARY KNOWN/SUSPECTED ABUSER

Primary known/suspected abuser

Year Ended 31 March……

2001

2002

2003

Number

Percentage

Number

Percentage

% diff from 01

Number

Percentage

% diff from 02

Natural mother

1,128

48

1,325

46

17

1,619

51

22

Natural father

680

29

829

29

22

818

26

-1

Step parent

85

4

100

4

17

128

4

28

Parent's co-habitee

152

6

255

9

67

255

8

0

Other relative (including sibling)

167

7

172

6

3

163

5

-6

Other person known to child / family

83

4

105

4

27

132

4

25

Person unknown to child / family

56

2

64

2

13

58

2

-9

Total

2,352

100

2,851

100

21

3,173

100

11

Note : (1) Some totals do not exactly equal the sum of their component parts due to the effects of rounding.
Note : (2) Children referred for child protection inquiries in Scotland in the years ended 31 March 2001, 2002 & 2003 who were subject to a case conference.