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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 24 CHILDREN REGISTERED FOLLOWING A CASE CONFERENCE 1,2 : CATEGORY OF ABUSE/RISK IDENTIFIED BY CONFERENCE

Category of abuse/risk

Year Ended 31 March……

2001

2002

2003

Number

Percentage

Number

Percentage

% diff from 01

Number

Percentage

% diff from 02

Physical injury

688

39

644

33

-6

757

31

18

Sexual abuse

256

14

249

13

-3

301

12

21

Emotional abuse

270

15

264

13

-2

408

17

55

Physical neglect

558

31

809

41

45

946

39

17

Other

11

1

13

1

15

33

1

157

Total

1,783

100

1,979

100

11

2,446

100

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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 and were registered as a result of that conference.