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Data Provider: Welsh Government Experimental Statistics Children looked after at 31 March by local authority, number of placements during year and measure
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[Collapse]All Welsh local authorities4,6351,1406306,405721810100
All Welsh local authoritiesIsle of Anglesey1003015145692110100
Gwynedd170401522574187100
Conwy1355030210642313100
Denbighshire1252020165771211100
Flintshire1553525215711712100
Wrexham1854525255721810100
Powys1453530210701614100
Ceredigion4015*606627*100
Pembrokeshire852525135631918100
Carmarthenshire145302019576159100
Swansea37010050520711910100
Neath Port Talbot260452033080146100
Bridgend2955040385771311100
Vale of Glamorgan1804030245731611100
Cardiff58516585830702010100
Rhondda Cynon Taf5201055067577158100
Merthyr Tydfil1102520155691713100
Caerphilly2559040385662311100
Blaenau Gwent1704025235741610100
Torfaen280552536577167100
Monmouthshire105251014076186100
Newport215803032566259100

Metadata

Title
Placements of children looked after by local authorities, at 31 March

Last update
22 January 2019 22 January 2019

Next update
October 2019 (Provisional)

Publishing organisation
Welsh Government

Source 1
Looked After Children Census

Source 2
Children looked after (SSDA903) data collection, Welsh Government

Contact email
stats.pss@gov.wales

Designation
Experimental statistics

Lowest level of geographical disaggregation
Local authorities

Geographical coverage
Wales

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

General description
From 2016-17, looked after children data is now collected during the year through the Looked after children Census. This has replaced the existing datasets Looked After Children (SSDA903), Adoptions of looked after children (AD1), Educational qualifications of care leavers (OC1) and Care leavers on their 19th birthday (OC3).

This table presents figures about children looked after by Welsh local authorities. Children looked after include those on care orders and other children provided with accommodation by their local authority. Some children are also looked after because the local authority provides accommodation for respite purposes - the figures in this table exclude these children.


Data collection and calculation
Anonymised individual child level data is extracted from local authority administrative systems and returned electronically to the Data Collection team within the Welsh Government using an online secure data transfer system called 'AFON'. The AFON system applies an extensive series of validation checks to ensure that the information provided uses the correct codes and is internally consistent.

Frequency of publication
Annual

Data reference periods
Data are shown at 31 March for each year from 2003.

Users, uses and context
Please find this information in the related statistical publication, as per the given weblink.

Rounding applied
The following measures have been taken to minimise the risk of unwanted disclosure of personal data:
All figures have been rounded to the nearest five. Where there are less than five children in any group, the actual number has been suppressed, and replaced by the symbol *.

Revisions information
Data for 2003 to 2018 were revised on 22 January 2019.

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

Keywords
Children; Children looked after