Publication - Statistics

Children's social work statistics 2017-2018

Published: 26 Mar 2019
Directorate:
Children and Families Directorate
Part of:
Children and families, Statistics
ISBN:
9781787816916

The latest data on children and young people looked after, on the child protection register and in secure care.

48 page PDF

1.3 MB

48 page PDF

1.3 MB

Contents
Children's social work statistics 2017-2018
Annex B: Additional tables

48 page PDF

1.3 MB

Annex B: Additional tables

Excel versions of these tables will be made available here: http://www.gov.scot/Topics/Statistics/Browse/Children/PubChildrenSocialWork

1. Looked after children 2017-18

Characteristics of looked after children at 31 July 2018

Table 1.1 by age group and gender

Table 1.2 by ethnic group (not available)

Table 1.3 by additional support needs status

Table 1.4 by type of accommodation

Children starting to be looked after between 1 August 2017 and 31 July 2018

Table 1.5 by age group and gender

Table 1.6 by ethnic origin (not available)

Table 1.7 by additional support needs status

Children ceasing to be looked after between 1 August 2017 and 31 July 2018

Table 1.8 by age group and gender

Table 1.9 by destination on discharge and age

Table 1.10 by ethnic origin (not available)

Table 1.11 by additional support needs status

Table 1.12 by age group and length of time looked after

Young people ceasing to be looked after between 1 August 2016 and 31 July 2018 who had reached 16 years of age on date they ceased to be looked after

Table 1.13 by age group and destination on discharge

Table 1.14 by final accommodation type and destination on discharge

Young people eligible for aftercare services on 31 July 2018

Table 1.15 by age and type of accommodation

Table 1.16 by gender and economic activity

Table 1.17 by ethnic group and economic activity (not available)

Table 1.18 by additional support needs status and economic activity

Table 1.19 episodes of homelessness since becoming eligible for aftercare services

Table 1.20 and in receipt of aftercare services, with a pathway plan and pathway coordinator

2. Looked after data over time

Table 2.1 Number of children looked after 2002-2018 by age and gender

Table 2.2 Number of children looked after 2002-2018 by type of accommodation

Table 2.3 Number of children looked after 2003-2018 by ethnic origin (not available)

Table 2.4 Number of children looked after 2002-2018 by disability status

Table 2.5 by Legal Reason for being looked after

Table 2.6 Number of children looked after by number of placements during the past year, 2012-2018

Table 2.7 Number of children ceasing to be looked after, by destination and age, 2002-2018

Table 2.8 Number of children looked after in a planned series of short-term placements, by gender and age 2002-2013 not updated

Table 2.9 Cross UK comparison of the number of looked after children and rate per 10,000 children under 18, 2004-2018

3. Looked after data by local authority

Local authority breakdowns of

Table 3.1 Children starting and ceasing to be looked after, 2014-18

Table 3.2 Characteristics of children looked after, 31 July 2018

Table 3.3 Children looked after by type of accommodation, 31 July 2018

Table 3.4 Percentage of care leavers beyond 16 years of age with a pathway plan and a pathway co-ordinator, 2017-18

Table 3.5 Young people eligible for aftercare services, percentage receiving aftercare and percentage in employment, education or training, 31 July 2018

Table 3.6: Number of children and young people ceasing to be looked after, by destination and local authority, 2017-18

Table 3.7 Comparison of reported and derived counts of looked after children on 31 July 2018, by local authority

4. Child protection additional tables

Table 4.1 Number of initial, pre-birth or transfer in child protection case conferences: 2007 to 2018 - by child's primary known/suspected abuser

Table 4.2 Number of children on the child protection register, 2007-2018 - by ethnic group (not available), additional support need status and religion

Table 4.3 Concerns identified at case conference of children who were on the child protection register, 2012-18

Table 4.4 Movement on and off the child protection register, 2017-18 by local authority

Table 4.5 Concerns identified at case conference by local authority

Table 4.6 Main abuser recorded at case conference by local authority

Table 4.7 Number of children on the child protection register across UK, 2007- 2018

Table 4.8 Rate of children on the child protection register per 10,000 children across UK, 2007-2018

5. Secure care accommodation additional tables

Table 5.1 Secure care accommodation capacity and usage, 2017-18

Table 5.2 Young people in secure care accommodation, 2017-18 by gender, age, additional support needs and length of stay

Table 5.3 Young people admitted to or discharged from secure care accommodation, 2017-18, by age and length of stay

Table 5.4 Number and rate of young people admitted to secure care accommodation by local authority, 2013-2018

Table 5.5 Young people admitted to secure care accommodation: placement prior to admission and reason for admission by gender, 2017-18


Contact

Email: childrens.statistics@gov.scot