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

Published: 29 Feb 2012
Part of:
Statistics
ISBN:
9781780456805

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

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Children's Social Work Statistics Scotland, No.1: 2012 Edition
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Table 1.6 shows the number of young people eligible for aftercare services on 31 July 2011 by age and economic activity.

There 3,662 young people reported to be eligible for aftercare services on 31 July 2011. Thirty six per cent of those receiving aftercare and who had a known economic activity were in education, training or employment. This is a 1 percentage point decrease on 31 July 2010.

The percentage of those young people receiving aftercare with a known economic activity who were in education, training or employment was highest for 15-16 year olds, at 38 per cent. The age group with the lowest percentage of young people receiving aftercare with a known economic activity in education, training or employment was 17 year olds at 34 per cent.

Table 1.6: Young people eligible for aftercare services on 31 July 2011, by age and economic activity

Economic activity on 31 July 2011 Age on 31 July 2011 Total Percentage of all young people eligible for aftercare Percentage of young people receiving aftercare with known economic activity
15-16 17 18 19-21
In education, training or employment
In higher education 6 15 21 36 78 2 4
In education other than HE 38 72 82 84 276 8 13
In training or employment 49 90 124 175 438 12 20
Not in education, training or employment
- due to short term illness * * * 9 14 0 1
- due to long term illness or disability * * * 28 63 2 3
- due to looking after family 9 29 25 67 130 4 6
- due to other circumstances 138 297 330 417 1,182 32 54
Not known 60 75 84 159 378 10
Not receiving aftercare 200 326 327 250 1,103 30
Total 504 916 1,017 1,225 3,662 100 100
Percentage in employment, education or training
As percentage of all young people eligible for aftercare 18 19 22 24 22
As percentage of young people receiving aftercare with known economic activity 38 34 37 36 36

Notes:
Figures are provisional and may be revised in 2011-12.
Cells containing * represent numbers that are suppressed to maintain confidentiality.
Due to rounding, the totals for percentages may not equal the sum of their parts


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