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Data Provider: Welsh Government Experimental Statistics Children looked after at 31 March per 10,000 population aged under 18 by local authority and year
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[Collapse]All Welsh local authorities646667707272738185909191899095102
All Welsh local authoritiesIsle of Anglesey3539454852525253596759576580104107
Gwynedd59565857666969737483857881889397
Conwy70505861637271777581757572788299
Denbighshire68837170696570838882838483898185
Flintshire42413942464744484952616668656668
Wrexham42434140434346515460677160677288
Powys38424451505151556467595954606287
Ceredigion44505044495351566164596162636150
Pembrokeshire58566056615752586160595047525256
Carmarthenshire45404145474958656972716664585652
Swansea59687788868694119124119125114109108102110
Neath Port Talbot858086889397100136144167176168156135124118
Bridgend6881768998938799112119134142135131134131
Vale of Glamorgan66726771666360667580666869728490
Cardiff747576788076757674807884898897112
Rhondda Cynon Taf7379738585888695110119124130124125138135
Merthyr Tydfil103108131120135135126131132153145140131113114122
Caerphilly697473727372798476787771707286100
Blaenau Gwent113120124999385848091969610298139154172
Torfaen6576848293101101118144152153152150142166191
Monmouthshire27373539344057444156555660737579
Newport88808891939187898583848686888394

Metadata

Title
Children looked after at 31 March per 10,000 population aged under 18 by local authority

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

Source 3
Mid-year population estimates, Office for National Statistics

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. Children under respite care normally live at home, but are accommodated by a local authority in a pattern of short periods of care in order to give their parents (or guardians) some respite from the normal duties of looking after a child.

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
None

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