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Children's Social Work Statistics, Scotland 2020-21

Children's Social Work Statistics for Scotland for 2020 to 2021, including data on children and young people looked after, on the child protection register and in secure care accommodation.

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Annex B - Children’s Social Work Statistics 2020-21 Additional Tables

1. Looked After Children

Characteristics of Looked After Children

Table 1.1 by age group and sex

Table 1.2 by ethnic group

Table 1.3 by additional support needs status

Table 1.4 by type of placement

Children starting to be looked

Table 1.5 by age group and sex

Table 1.6 by ethnic origin

Table 1.7 by additional support needs status

Children ceasing to be looked after

Table 1.8 by age group and sex

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 who were 16 or over

Table 1.13 by age group and destination on discharge

Table 1.14 by final placement type and destination on discharge

Placements ceasing

Table 1.15 Placements ceasing, by placement type and duration

Children looked after by number of placements

Table 1.16 Number of Looked After Children by age and number of placements during the past year

Young people eligible for aftercare services on 31 July

Table 1.17 by age and type of placement

Table 1.18 by sex and economic activity

Table 1.19 by ethnic group and economic activity

Table 1.20 by disability status and economic activity

Table 1.21 episodes of homelessness since becoming eligible for aftercare services

Table 1.22 with pathway plan and pathway coordinator

2. Looked after data over time

Table 2.1 Number looked after by age and sex, 2002-2021

Table 2.2 Number looked after by type of placement , 2002-2021

Table 2.3 Number looked after by ethnic origin, 2003-2021

Table 2.4 Number looked after by additional support needs status, 2002-2021

Table 2.5 and 2.5a Number by legal reason for being looked after

Table 2.6 Number looked after by number of placements during the past year, 2012-2021

Table 2.7 Number ceasing to be looked after, by destination and age, 2002-2021

Table 2.8 Cross UK comparison of the number of Looked After Children and rate per 10,000 children under 18, 2005-2021

3. Looked after data by local authority

Local authority breakdowns of

Table 3.1 Children starting and ceasing to be looked after

Table 3.2 Characteristics of children looked after

Table 3.3 Children looked after by type of placement

Table 3.4 Percentage of care leavers beyond minimum school leaving age with a pathway plan and a pathway coordinator

Table 3.5 Young people eligible for aftercare services, percentage receiving aftercare and percentage in employment, education or training, 31 July 2021

Table 3.6 Number and young people ceasing to be looked after, by destination and local authority

Table 3.7 Comparison of reported and derived counts of Looked After Children

4. Child protection

Table 4.1 Number of initial, pre-birth or transfer in child protection case conferences by child's primary known/suspected abuser, 2007-2021

Table 4.2 Number on the Child Protection Register by ethnic group, additional support need status and religion, 2007-2021

Table 4.3 Concerns identified at the case conferences of children who were on the Child Protection Register, 2012-2021

Children on the Child Protection Register, by local authority

Table 4.4 2020-21 Concerns identified at the case conferences of children on the Child Protection Register at 31 July 2021, by age, ethnicity, disability status and religion

Table 4.4 2019-20 Concerns identified at the case conferences of children on the Child Protection Register at 31 July 2020, by age, ethnicity, disability status and religion

Table 4.5 Movement on and off the Child Protection Register, 2020-21

Table 4.6 2020-21 Main abuser recorded at case conferences held during 2020-21

Table 4.6 2019-20 Main abuser recorded at case conferences held during 2019-20

Table 4.7 2020-21 Main abuser recorded at pre-birth, initial and transfer in case conference 2020-21

Table 4.7 2019-20 Main abuser recorded at pre-birth, initial and transfer in case conference 2019-20

Table 4.8 Rate of children on the Child Protection Register per 10,000 children across UK, 2007-2021

Table 4.9 Rate of children on the Child Protection Register per 10,000 children across the UK, 2007-2021

5. Secure care accommodation

Table 5.1 Young people discharged from secure care accommodation by sex, age and destination on discharge

Table 5.2 Number and percentage of young people discharged from secure care accommodation who received medical care during their stay

Table 5.3 Number of human papillomavirus (HPV) immunisations received by females discharged from secure accommodation

Table 5.4 Number and rate of young people admitted to secure care accommodation by local authority, 2013-2021

Table 5.5 Young people admitted to secure care accommodation: placement prior to admission, by sex

Table 5.6 Young people admitted to secure care accommodation: legal reason for admission, by sex

Contact

Email: childrens.statistics@gov.scot

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