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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 authorities1856558201,27553553,4751755256551,105465*2,9306,405
All Welsh local authoritiesIsle of Anglesey*20253010*85*10202010*60145
Gwynedd1020355020*135520253510*95225
Conwy520254015*110515253525*100210
Denbighshire*20203510*85*15153010*80165
Flintshire520304015*110*20304015*105215
Wrexham520354520*1301020354025*125255
Powys*15304520*115520154015*95210
Ceredigion*101015**35**5510*2560
Pembrokeshire510202525*855552015*50135
Carmarthenshire510204030*110105153525*85195
Swansea15456512035*2852035508545*235520
Neath Port Talbot1030507025*190515356020*140330
Bridgend1040507535*2101525456035*175385
Vale of Glamorgan1020254015*1151030354515*130245
Cardiff209511514570*44525809013060*385830
Rhondda Cynon Taf20859513540*37520607510540*300675
Merthyr Tydfil1010154015*85*1553515*70155
Caerphilly1540457545*220*30356525*165385
Blaenau Gwent*30354015*125520205015*110235
Torfaen1040308520*1851040457020*180365
Monmouthshire*15202015*705101535**70140
Newport2025307035*180525256525*145325

Metadata

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

Last update
22 November 2018 22 November 2018

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
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 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