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Data Provider: Welsh Government Main presenting issues on referral for children and young people receiving counselling by Presenting Issues and Year
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[Collapse]Total19,14319,21219,38021,32121,56120,49918,99019,35925,41625,320
TotalAbuse (including sexual)333312264237336258276264378345
Academic486384435471441549504624690648
Anger1,8181,7401,8721,8361,7461,8211,4341,1281,9232,037
Anxiety.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable1,4072,6522,7843,4293,4954,4465,7305,685
Behaviour related1,1581,2361,1431,1581,3681,107867735975912
Bereavement1,0809699661,1281,1011,0388791,0141,2031,371
Bullying1,065993867900810696579399585846
Caring responsibility.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable75114939910281288102
Cyber safety (inclusing cyber-bullying and sexting).The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable3045303642483339
Depression1,0141,0891,0381,0651,1161,0951,0771,0471,1581,101
Domestic abuse159198171138147126129129234201
Eating disorders237207168138135123165210312282
Family4,4224,3893,9484,1134,0443,6303,1952,8323,6633,942
Finanical concerns/poverty66423945422742306657
Illness.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable105165222216219216300342
Offending.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable181812912152421
Relationshop with boyfriend/girlfriend.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable120279246219186264294297
Relationships other1,2601,2271,0831,2691,3591,1131,1521,0561,1071,203
Relationships with teachers23119222514721918912099108249
Self-harm1,4041,1528678108048617779751,1761,038
Self-worth1,3171,5121,3921,5931,4791,2031,1581,2901,7281,551
Sexual (including orientation)165180174168117285117147168231
Stress1,6022,0431,8121,5991,8391,4131,1881,0981,5271,224
Substance misuse111102577863117633651111
Suicide306282309291423378384420474387
Transgender issues.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable3954697881138144363
Other822855702645414288249300516471
Not Known90111571599996504312564270

Metadata

Title

Main presenting issues on referral for children and young people receiving counselling

Last update

27 March 2024 27 March 2024

Next update

March 2025

Publishing organisation

Welsh Government

Source 1

Local Authority School Counselling Services collection, Welsh Government

Contact email

school.stats@gov.wales

Designation

None

Lowest level of geographical disaggregation

Local authorities

Languages covered

English and Welsh

Data licensing

You may use and re-use this data free of charge in any format or medium, under the terms of the Open Government License - see http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/doc/open-government-licence

Statistical quality

Please find this information in the related statistical publication, as per the given weblink.

Keywords

Counselling

General description

The information presented here shows the main presenting issues on referral for children and young people who have received counselling. This data can be split by year, area, presenting issues and gender.

Data collection and calculation

Local authorities are required to provide anonymised information about their counselling services to the Welsh Government. This data informs the development of counselling services for children and young people in Wales. The data is collected from September to August each year.
In addition, local authorities commented that 322 children or young people who received counselling did not identify as male or female in 2021/22. The data collection form will be developed in future and include additional gender categories.

Frequency of publication

Annual

Data reference periods

2013-14 onwards

Users, uses and context

Please find this information in the related statistical publication, as per the given weblink. (2013/14, 2014/15 and 2015/16 Designated Experimental Statistics)

Rounding applied

All the figures are rounded independently to the nearest 3 to protect the identity of individuals.

Revisions information

None