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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 4 NUMBER OF CHILDREN LOOKED AFTER ON 31 MARCH 2003 : BY ETHNIC ORIGIN

Ethnicity

31 March 2002

31 March 2003

% change 2002 to 2003

Number

Percentage

Number

Percentage

White

11,047

98

11,163

98

1

Black-Caribbean

3

0

4

0

15

Black-African

12

0

14

0

21

Black-Other

4

0

3

0

-27

Indian

6

0

6

0

-4

Pakistani

30

0

38

0

27

Bangladeshi

5

0

0

0

-100

Chinese

5

0

7

0

39

Mixed Ethnicity

85

1

100

1

17

Other Ethnic Group

44

0

52

0

18

Total

11,241

100

11,388

100

1

Note : (1) Table excludes children who are on a planned series of short term placements.
Note : (2) Table includes rounded estimates for local authorities not able to provide information.
Note : (3) Some totals do not exactly equal the sum of their component parts due to the effects of rounding.