Children's Social Work Statistics Scotland, 2018-19
- Fewer than 2% Looked after or on the child protection register/p>
- As of 31 July 2019, 16,310 children in Scotland were looked after or on the child protection register.
- 14,262 total looked after, 2,599 total on child protection register and 551 both were both looked after and on the child protection register.
- 84 young people were in secure care accommodation.
- Comparisons with 2017-18: 2% decrease in the number of children looked after, 3% increase in the number of children on child protection register and 1 fewer young person, on average, during the year in secure care accommodation.