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Data Provider: Welsh Government Experimental Statistics Children looked after at 31 March by local authority and placement type
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[Collapse]Total looked after childrenData has been rounded to the nearest 5 for disclosure reasonsClick here to sortTotal looked after childrenData has been rounded to the nearest 5 for disclosure reasons
[Expand]Click here to sortPlaced for adoptionData has been rounded to the nearest 5 for disclosure reasons[Expand]Click here to sortFoster placementsData has been rounded to the nearest 5 for disclosure reasons[Expand]Click here to sortPlacements in residential settingsData has been rounded to the nearest 5 for disclosure reasons[Expand]Click here to sortPlaced with own parents or other person with parental responsibilityData has been rounded to the nearest 5 for disclosure reasons[Expand]Click here to sortLiving independentlyData has been rounded to the nearest 5 for disclosure reasons[Expand]Click here to sortAbsent from placement or otherData has been rounded to the nearest 5 for disclosure reasons
[Collapse]All Welsh local authorities2454,9905351,200130807,170
All Welsh local authoritiesIsle of Anglesey*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication1101045*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication165
Gwynedd*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication20015605*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication290
Conwy10140202010*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication200
Denbighshire*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication115103055170
Flintshire*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication1403570*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication250
Wrexham524015655*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication335
Powys51752515105240
Ceredigion*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication50*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication20*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication75
Pembrokeshire51451520*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication5185
Carmarthenshire10130515*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication165
Swansea204354055105565
Neath Port Talbot102351035*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication5300
Bridgend152852565*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication395
Vale of Glamorgan151652060*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication260
Cardiff40595901804010955
Rhondda Cynon Taf2055565705*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication715
Merthyr Tydfil1014015355*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication205
Caerphilly153153575*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication5455
Blaenau Gwent1512515455*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication210
Torfaen1529520100*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication440
Monmouthshire*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication1402055*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication220
Newport202552555155380

Metadata

Title

Children looked after by local authorities, by placement, 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

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 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.

Keywords

Children; Children looked after; Placement type

Statistical quality

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