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Data Provider: Welsh Government Experimental Statistics Children looked after at 31 March by local authority and ethnicity
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[Collapse]All Welsh local authorities5,9059013519585*6,405
All Welsh local authoritiesIsle of Anglesey145*****145
Gwynedd210*55**225
Conwy205*****210
Denbighshire155**5**165
Flintshire215*****215
Wrexham250*****255
Powys190*10*5*210
Ceredigion60*****60
Pembrokeshire130*****135
Carmarthenshire175**10**195
Swansea465151520**520
Neath Port Talbot315**10**330
Bridgend360520***385
Vale of Glamorgan235**10**245
Cardiff64545506530*830
Rhondda Cynon Taf660*5***675
Merthyr Tydfil155*****155
Caerphilly375**5**385
Blaenau Gwent225*****235
Torfaen350***15*365
Monmouthshire130*****140
Newport25015153510*325

Metadata

Title
Children looked after at 31 March by local authority and ethnicity

Last update
22 November 2018 22 November 2018

Next update
October 2019 (provisional)

Publishing organisation
Welsh Government

Source 1
Looked After Children Census

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
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.

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 2017 were revised on 22 November 2018

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

Keywords
Children; Children looked after