Publication - Statistics publication

Children's Social Work Statistics Scotland 2014/15

Published: 22 Mar 2016
Part of:
Statistics
ISBN:
9781786521965

A compendium of statistics on looked after children, child protection and secure care statistics for 2014/15.

50 page PDF

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50 page PDF

1.1 MB

Contents
Children's Social Work Statistics Scotland 2014/15
Annex A

50 page PDF

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Annex A

Children's Social Work Statistics 2014-15

Publication tables

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

Introduction

Illustration 1 Infographic showing all children in Scotland and relative number being looked after and on the child protection register at 31 July 2015

Looked after children

Chart 1 Children looked after per 1,000 children under 18 by type of accommodation 1987‑2015

Table 1.1 Number of children looked after at 31 July 2009-2015, by type of accommodation

Table 1.1a Number of children looked after by type of accommodation, 1971- 2015

Table 1.2 Children looked after at 31 July 2015 with and without a current care plan

Table 1.3 Number and percentage of children starting to be looked after 2003- 2015, by age and gender

Chart 2 Length of time children had been looked after when ceasing to be looked after, by age, 2015

Table 1.4 Number and percentage of children ceasing to be looked after, by length of time looked after and age, 2003-2015

Table 1.5 Percentage of children ceasing to be looked after by destination, 2002-2015

Chart 3 Percentage difference by destination between 2008 and 2014

Table 1.6 Pathway plans and nominated pathway co-ordinators of young people who ceased to be looked after during 2014-2015 who were beyond minimum school-leaving age on the date they ceased to be looked after

Table 1.7 Young people eligible for aftercare services on 31 July 2015, by age and economic activity

Chart 6 Cross-UK comparison of rate of looked after children per 10,000 children, 2004-2015

Child protection

Chart 5 Children on the child protection register, by age, 2000-2015

Table 2.1 Number of children on the child protection register by gender, 2000- 2015

Table 2.1a Number of children on the child protection register by gender and age, 2000-2015

Table 2.2 Number and rate per 1,000 population aged 0-15 of children on the child protection register: 2007-2015, by local authority

Table 2.3 Concerns identified at the case conferences of children who were on the child protection register 2007-2015

Chart 6 Concerns identified at the case conferences of children who were on the child protection register, 2015

Table 2.4 Number of deregistrations from the child protection register, 2007- 2015, by length of time on register and reason for deregistration

Chart 7 Deregistrations by length of time registered, 2007-2014

Chart 8 Cross-UK comparison of rate of children on the child protection register per 10,000 under 18s, 2004-2014

Secure care accommodation

Table 3.1 Secure care unit bed complement at 31 July 2015

Table 3.2 Secure care accommodation capacity and usage, 2013‑2015

Table 3.3 Young people in secure care accommodation 2013-2015 by gender, age, additional support needs and length of stay

Other

Chart 9 Children Referred to the Children's Reporter and numbers looked after/on child protection register, 2004-2015


Contact

Email: Ian Volante