Children's Social Work Statistics Scotland, 2018-19
Fewer than 2% Looked after or on the child protection register.
As of 31 July 2019, 16,068 children in Scotland were looked after or on the child protection register.
14,015 total looked after, 2,599 total on child protection register and 546 both were both looked after and on the child protection register.
84 young people were in secure care accommodation.
Comparisons with 2017-18: 5% decrease in the number of children looked after, 3% decrease in the number of children on child protection register and 1 fewer young person, on average, during the year in secure care accommodation
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