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Children's social work statistics Scotland 2015-2016

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

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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 2015-16

Characteristics of looked after children at 31 July 2016
Table 1.1: by age group and gender
Table 1.2: by ethnic group
Table 1.3: by additional support needs status
Table 1.4: by type of accommodation

Children starting to be looked after between 1 August 2015 and 31 July 2016
Table 1.5: by age group and gender
Table 1.6: by ethnic origin
Table 1.7: by additional support needs status

Children ceasing to be looked after between 1 August 2015 and 31 July 2016
Table 1.8: by age group and gender
Table 1.9: by destination on discharge and age
Table 1.10: by ethnic origin
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 2015 and 31 July 2016 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 2016
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
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 2002-2016 by age and gender
Table 2.2: Number of children looked after 2002-2016 by type of accommodation
Table 2.3: Number of children looked after 2003-2016 by ethnic origin
Table 2.4: Number of children looked after 2002-2016 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, 2012-2016
Table 2.7: Number of children ceasing to be looked after, by destination and age, 2002-2016
Table 2.8: Number of children looked after in a planned series of short-term placements, by gender and age 2002-2013
Table 2.9: Cross UK comparison of the number of looked after children and rate per 10,000 children under 18, 2004-2016

3. Looked after data by local authority

Local authority breakdowns of
Table 3.1: Children starting and ceasing to be looked after, 2014-16
Table 3.2: Characteristics of children looked after, 31 July 2016
Table 3.3: Children looked after by type of accommodation, 31 July 2016
Table 3.4: Percentage of care leavers beyond 16 years of age with a pathway plan and a pathway co-ordinator, 2015-16
Table 3.5: Young people eligible for aftercare services, percentage receiving aftercare and percentage in employment, education or training, 31 July 2016

4. Child protection additional tables

Table 4.1: Number of initial, pre-birth or transfer in child protection case conferences: 2007 to 2016 - by child's primary known/suspected abuser
Table 4.2: Number of children on the child protection register, 2007-2016 - by ethnic group, additional support need status and religion
Table 4.3: Concerns identified at case conference of children who were on the child protection register, 2012-16
Table 4.4: Movement on and off the child protection register, 2015-16 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, 2007-2016
Table 4.8: Rate of children on the child protection register per 10,000 children across UK, 2007-2016

5. Secure care accommodation additional tables

Table 5.1: Secure care accommodation capacity and usage, 2015-16
Table 5.2: Young people in secure care accommodation, 2015-16 by gender, age, additional support needs and length of stay
Table 5.3: Young people admitted to or discharged from secure care accommodation, 2015-16, by age and length of stay
Table 5.4: Number and rate of young people admitted to secure care accommodation by local authority, 2013-2016
Table 5.5: Young people admitted to secure care accommodation: placement prior to admission and reason for admission by gender, 2015-16

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