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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 25 CHILDREN DE-REGISTERED : CATEGORY OF ABUSE/RISK IDENTIFIED AND LENGTH OF TIME ON REGISTER

Year Ended 31 March……

2001

2002

2003

Number

Percentage

Number

Percentage

% diff from 01

Number

Percentage

% diff from 02

Category of abuse/risk

Physical injury

627

37

758

34

21

729

32

-4

Sexual abuse

300

18

296

13

-1

303

13

2

Emotional abuse

202

12

319

14

58

341

15

7

Physical neglect

513

30

825

37

61

884

39

7

Other

44

3

18

1

-59

16

1

-12

Length of time registered

Less than 6 months

570

34

815

37

43

890

39

9

6 months to under 1 year

543

32

729

33

34

779

34

7

1 year to under 18 months

303

18

328

15

8

293

13

-11

18 months to under 2 years

127

8

185

8

45

151

7

-18

2 years or more

144

9

159

7

11

159

7

0

Total

1,687

100

2,216

100

31

2,272

100

3

Note: (1) Some totals do not exactly equal the sum of their component parts due to the effects of rounding.