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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]Children with 1 or more placements during yearData has been rounded to the nearest 5 for disclosure reasonsClick here to sortChildren with 1 or more placements during yearData has been rounded to the nearest 5 for disclosure reasons[Collapse]Children with 1 or more placements during yearData has been rounded to the nearest 5 for disclosure reasonsClick here to sortChildren with 1 or more placements during yearData has been rounded to the nearest 5 for disclosure reasons
Click here to sortChildren with 1 placement during yearData has been rounded to the nearest 5 for disclosure reasonsClick here to sortChildren with 2 placements during yearData has been rounded to the nearest 5 for disclosure reasonsClick here to sortChildren with 3 or more placements during yearData has been rounded to the nearest 5 for disclosure reasonsClick here to sortChildren with 1 placement during yearData has been rounded to the nearest 5 for disclosure reasonsClick here to sortChildren with 2 placements during yearData has been rounded to the nearest 5 for disclosure reasonsClick here to sortChildren with 3 or more placements during yearData has been rounded to the nearest 5 for disclosure reasons
[Collapse]All Welsh local authorities5,2851,1906057,08075179100
All Welsh local authoritiesIsle of Anglesey110251014077176100
Gwynedd215501027579183100
Conwy1652525215771112100
Denbighshire1254020185682111100
Flintshire1903025245781210100
Wrexham2507045365681913100
Powys1405535230622414100
Ceredigion751510100741412100
Pembrokeshire155451521572208100
Carmarthenshire120351016572227100
Swansea380753049078156100
Neath Port Talbot210402027079157100
Bridgend2805045375751312100
Vale of Glamorgan215452529075169100
Cardiff735220851,04071218100
Rhondda Cynon Taf555703065585115100
Merthyr Tydfil1303015175731710100
Caerphilly355704046576159100
Blaenau Gwent150351520076177100
Torfaen310653040576168100
Monmouthshire155401521074207100
Newport2606545370701712100

Metadata

Title

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

Last update

22 November 2022 22 November 2022

Next update

Autumn 2023 (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

Statistical quality

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

Keywords

Children; Children looked after; Placement; Placements

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 2021 were revised on 22 November 2022.