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Children's Social Work Statistics Scotland, No.1: 2012 Edition

Published: 29 Feb 2012
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Statistics
ISBN:
9781780456805

statistics on children looked after, child protection and secure care and close support accommodation statistics

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Contents
Children's Social Work Statistics Scotland, No.1: 2012 Edition
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REVISION to 2010-11 Looked after children data

Please note that all the 2010-11 looked after children statistics presented in this publication, other than those on aftercare and short term placements, have since been revised. The revised 2010-11 data are available here:

http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Topics/Statistics/Browse/Children/PubChildrenSocialWork/ChildrenSW11Tables

Revised time series figures are available here:

http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Publications/2013/03/5229/downloads

The figures quoted below are unrevised.

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ISBN 978 1 78045 680 5 (Web only publication)
ISSN 1479-7569 (online)
DPPAS 12648

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This document is the first issue of an annual summary of statistics bulletin that brings together information from the following sources:

  • Children Looked After Statistics, 2010-11 - subsequently revised
  • Child Protection Statistics, 2010-11
  • Secure Care and Close Support Accommodation Statistics, 2010-11

Supplementary data tables can be found at: http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Topics/Statistics/Browse/Children/PubChildrenSocialWork

Requests for further or additional analysis can be e-mailed to: children.statistics@scotland.gsi.gov.uk

Contents

Main Statistics

Introduction

List of Tables and Charts

Children Looked After

Note - The looked after children data for 2010-11 in tables 1.1 to 1.5 has subsequently been revised. See the note at the top of the page for links to revised data.

1.1 Number of children looked after by accommodation, 1971-2011 - subsequently revised
1.2 Children looked after at 31 July 2011 with and without a current care plan - subsequently revised
1.3 Number of children starting to be looked after 2002-2011 by age and gender - subsequently revised
1.4 Number of children ceasing to be looked after, by length of time looked after and age, 2002-2011 - subsequently revised
1.5 Young people ceasing to be looked after during 1 August 2010 to 31 July 2011 who were beyond minimum school-leaving age on date they ceased to be looked after - with a pathway plan, and with a nominated pathway co-ordinator - subsequently revised
1.6. Young people eligible for aftercare services on 31 July, by age and economic activity
1.7 All children with a current planned series of short term placements at 31 July 2011, by type of placement Child

Child Protection

2.1 Number of Children on Child Protection Registers: 31 March 2007-2010, and 31 July 2011, by gender and age group
2.2 Number and population rates of Children on Child Protection Registers: 31 March 2007-2010, and 31 July 2011, by local authority
2.3 Number of registrations following an initial/pre-birth case conference: 2006/07-2010/11, by main category of abuse/risk identified by conference
2.4 Number of registrations following an initial/pre-birth case conference: 2006/07-2010/11, by length of time since last de-registration before this registration
2.5 Number of de-registrations from Child Protection Registers: 2006/07-2010/11, by main category of abuse/risk, length of time on Register and reason for de-registration Secure Care and Close Support Accommodation

Secure Care and Close Support Accommodation

3.1 Secure care and close support unit bed complement on 31 July 2011
3.2 Secure care and close support accommodation staff as at 31 July 2011
3.3 Secure care and close support accommodation capacity and usage 2007-2011
3.4 Young people in secure care accommodation at 31 March 2007-2010 and at 31 July 2011 by gender, age, disability and length of stay

Charts

Chart 1.1 Children Looked After per 1,000 of 0-18 population by type of placement, 31 March 1987-2009 and 31 July 2010-2011
Chart 3.1 Daily occupancy of secure care accommodation: 1 August 2010 to 31 July 2011

Background Notes

Annex A: Placement types whilst being looked after

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