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Data Provider: Welsh Government Experimental Statistics Children looked after at 31 March by local authority, gender and age
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[Collapse]All Welsh local authorities1807259251,43560053,8701606057901,215530*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication3,3007,170
All Welsh local authoritiesIsle of Anglesey*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication15203515*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication90*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication15203010*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication75165
Gwynedd535406515*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication165530354015*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication130290
Conwy*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication20254020*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication110515252520*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication95200
Denbighshire*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication15204010*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication85*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication15203515*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication85170
Flintshire*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication35305015*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication140*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication20254520*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication115250
Wrexham1040455020*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication1701535405520*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication165335
Powys520255030*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication1351015204025*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication110240
Ceredigion*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication10102010*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication50*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication5105*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication2575
Pembrokeshire520204015*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication100*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication10203515*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication85185
Carmarthenshire515203015*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication90*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication15202015*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication70165
Swansea20457013055*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication31515454510530*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication250565
Neath Port Talbot1025308020*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication170515305525*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication130300
Bridgend1545458530*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication2151035456525*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication180395
Vale of Glamorgan*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication30354520*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication135520354520*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication125260
Cardiff1065140175100*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication495158511516085*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication460955
Rhondda Cynon Taf257510515060*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication4155608011545*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication300715
Merthyr Tydfil525253020*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication105*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication25253515*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication100205
Caerphilly1555758035*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication2551535557525*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication200455
Blaenau Gwent*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication15254015*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication100515205510*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication105210
Torfaen1555459025*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication230545457535*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication205440
Monmouthshire520304010*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication105*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication20353520*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication110220
Newport1035407540*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication2001030356535*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication180380

Metadata

Title

Children looked after by local authorities, by age and gender, at 31 March

Last update

24 February 2021 24 February 2021

Next update

Autumn 2021 (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

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

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 2019 were revised on 24 February 2021.

Statistical quality

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

Keywords

Children; Children looked after