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Data Provider: Welsh Government Experimental Statistics Children looked after at 31 March by local authority and location of placement
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[Collapse]All Welsh local authorities(r) The data item has been revised since previously published in StatsWales.13,825(r) The data item has been revised since previously published in StatsWales.5,555(r) The data item has been revised since previously published in StatsWales.1,285(r) The data item has been revised since previously published in StatsWales.835(r) The data item has been revised since previously published in StatsWales.21,505
All Welsh local authoritiesIsle of Anglesey(r) The data item has been revised since previously published in StatsWales.3209020*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication445
Gwynedd57018570*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication835
Conwy(r) The data item has been revised since previously published in StatsWales.375135(r) The data item has been revised since previously published in StatsWales.75(r) The data item has been revised since previously published in StatsWales.*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication(r) The data item has been revised since previously published in StatsWales.615
Denbighshire(r) The data item has been revised since previously published in StatsWales.36510085(r) The data item has been revised since previously published in StatsWales.20(r) The data item has been revised since previously published in StatsWales.565
Flintshire(r) The data item has been revised since previously published in StatsWales.435160130*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication745
Wrexham(r) The data item has been revised since previously published in StatsWales.625290140401,095
Powys39513010565700
Ceredigion15040*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication315
Pembrokeshire510110(r) The data item has been revised since previously published in StatsWales.3525(r) The data item has been revised since previously published in StatsWales.680
Carmarthenshire43045*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication20505
Swansea89550055651,525
Neath Port Talbot58018530*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication825
Bridgend82026050351,165
Vale of Glamorgan(r) The data item has been revised since previously published in StatsWales.5502752540895
Cardiff(r) The data item has been revised since previously published in StatsWales.1,930955(r) The data item has been revised since previously published in StatsWales.115853,085
Rhondda Cynon Taf1,42545035551,975
Merthyr Tydfil245250*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication40545
Caerphilly85542560501,385
Blaenau Gwent3851702020605
Torfaen87528550351,240
Monmouthshire(r) The data item has been revised since previously published in StatsWales.350(r) The data item has been revised since previously published in StatsWales.19075(r) The data item has been revised since previously published in StatsWales.20635
Newport74031075*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication1,125

Metadata

Title

Children looked after authority at 31 March by location of placement

Last update

27 February 2024 27 February 2024

Next update

Autumn 2024 (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 2007.

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 2007 to 2023 were revised on 27 February 2024.

Statistical quality

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

Keywords

Children; Children looked after