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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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CHILDREN'S SOCIAL WORK STATISTICS 2002-03

TABLE 30 CHILDREN'S SOCIAL CARE STAFF AND VACANCIES IN LOCAL AUTHORITIES BY LOCAL AUTHORITY AREA 1-4

Local Authority Area

Staff

Vacancies

Total WTE 5

% change from 2001

Ratio of Staff: Total LAC 6

Total WTE 5

% change from 2001

% total staff+vacs

Aberdeen City

225

-13

57

35

113

13

Aberdeenshire

190

-5

54

10

300

6

Angus

130

3

72

15

21

12

Argyll & Bute

65

16

29

15

333

17

Clackmannanshire

40

-11

35

5

100

13

Dumfries & Galloway

165

7

47

10

-25

7

Dundee City

245

7

68

10

67

4

East Ayrshire

110

-7

32

20

-22

14

East Dunbartonshire

80

-5

90

5

20

7

East Lothian

90

17

51

0

-33

2

East Renfrewshire

30

0

45

5

400

14

Edinburgh - City of

805

1

72

105

-5

12

Eilean Siar

5

-13

9

0

-

13

Falkirk

125

-2

48

5

0

5

Fife

240

-2

48

45

5

16

Glasgow City

1,060

-2

44

265

67

20

Highland

195

4

53

35

106

16

Inverclyde

155

0

70

5

-17

3

Midlothian

80

-1

35

5

-64

6

Moray

75

18

49

5

-

4

North Ayrshire

180

16

50

20

6

10

North Lanarkshire

315

-6

52

65

3

17

Orkney Islands

40

29

160

5

200

7

Perth & Kinross

0

-

-

0

-

-

Renfrewshire

170

17

33

25

19

13

Scottish Borders

100

87

51

15

0

12

Shetland Islands

40

5

125

10

100

20

South Ayrshire

105

26

55

10

233

9

South Lanarkshire

275

2

62

60

107

17

Stirling

90

22

56

0

-78

2

West Dunbartonshire

110

-15

40

20

62

16

West Lothian

170

1

39

10

-31

5

Scotland

5,708

2

50

842

33

13

Note : (1) Some totals do not exactly equal the sum of their component parts due to the effects of rounding.
Note : (2) Figures given to the nearest 5 to preserve confidentiality
Note : (3) Staff figures include unit management, care staff, support services and ancillary staff.
Note : (4) Where figures for staff are 0, this may be due either to such staff being included in other departments within an authority, or to there being no such staff groups employed by the local authority.
Note : (5) WTE = whole time equivalent i.e. total number of staff if everyone worked 37 hours
Note : (6) LAC = looked after children