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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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CHILDREN'S SOCIAL WORK STATISTICS 2002-03

TABLE 27 NUMBER OF CHILDREN ON CHILD PROTECTION REGISTERS AND RATES PER HEAD BY LOCAL AUTHORITY AREA

Local authority area

Year Ended 31 March……

2001

2002

2003

Number on Register

Rate per 1,000 population aged 0-15

Number on Register

Rate per 1,000 population aged 0-15

Number on Register

Rate per 1,000 population aged 0-15

Aberdeen City

150

4.3

175

4.9

165

4.8

Aberdeenshire

80

1.7

115

2.4

110

2.4

Angus

45

2.2

45

2.2

85

4.3

Argyll & Bute

20

1.1

25

1.5

50

2.9

Clackmannanshire

10

1.1

15

1.7

30

3.0

Dumfries & Galloway

110

4.0

60

2.1

100

3.7

Dundee City

45

1.8

50

1.9

80

3.1

East Ayrshire

10

0.4

25

1.1

30

1.3

East Dunbartonshire

5

0.2

10

0.5

15

0.7

East Lothian

60

3.2

50

2.6

75

4.1

East Renfrewshire

20

1.1

20

0.9

5

0.4

Edinburgh, City of

310

4.2

315

4.2

330

4.6

Eilean Siar

20

3.8

10

2.1

20

3.7

Falkirk

85

3.0

65

2.2

65

2.3

Fife

65

0.9

85

1.2

95

1.4

Glasgow City

305

2.9

240

2.2

205

2.0

Highland

95

2.3

110

2.7

125

3.1

Inverclyde

10

0.6

20

1.2

35

2.1

Midlothian

55

3.3

60

3.6

65

4.0

Moray

30

1.7

30

1.6

35

1.9

North Ayrshire

20

0.8

10

0.4

20

0.8

North Lanarkshire

50

0.7

70

1.0

85

1.3

Orkney Isles

5

1.8

0

0.5

0

0.3

Perth & Kinross

60

2.3

50

2.0

50

2.0

Renfrewshire

80

2.3

70

2.1

85

2.6

Scottish Borders

30

1.5

35

1.8

50

2.4

Shetland

10

2.3

10

2.4

10

1.7

South Ayrshire

15

0.6

5

0.2

25

1.4

South Lanarkshire

70

1.2

85

1.4

95

1.6

Stirling

30

1.9

35

2.1

50

3.0

West Dunbartonshire

15

0.8

25

1.3

15

0.7

West Lothian

85

2.4

90

2.6

85

2.4

Scotland

2,000

2.1

2,018

2.0

2,289

2.4

Source: (1) General Register Office (Scotland) - mid-year population estimates
Note : (2) Some totals do not exactly equal the sum of their component parts due to the effects of rounding.
Note : (3) Figures given to the nearest 5 to preserve confidentiality