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Data Provider: Welsh Government Experimental Statistics Children looked after in foster placements at 31 March by local authority and placement type
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[Collapse]Foster placementsData has been rounded to the nearest 5 for disclosure reasonsClick here to sortFoster placementsData has been rounded to the nearest 5 for disclosure reasons
Click here to sortFoster placement with relative or friend inside LA BoundaryData has been rounded to the nearest 5 for disclosure reasonsClick here to sortPlacement with other foster carers provided by own LA inside LA BoundaryData has been rounded to the nearest 5 for disclosure reasonsClick here to sortPlacement with other foster carers provided by a different LA inside LA BoundaryData has been rounded to the nearest 5 for disclosure reasonsClick here to sortPlacement with other foster carer, arranged through agency inside LA BoundaryData has been rounded to the nearest 5 for disclosure reasonsClick here to sortPlacement with other foster carer, arranged through third sector Independent Foster Agency inside LA BoundaryData has been rounded to the nearest 5 for disclosure reasonsClick here to sortPlacement with other foster carer, arranged through private Independent Foster Agency inside LA BoundaryData has been rounded to the nearest 5 for disclosure reasonsClick here to sortFoster placement with relative or friend outside LA Boundary BoundaryData has been rounded to the nearest 5 for disclosure reasonsClick here to sortPlacement with other foster carers, provided by LA outside LA BoundaryData has been rounded to the nearest 5 for disclosure reasonsClick here to sortPlacement with other foster carers provided by a different LAData has been rounded to the nearest 5 for disclosure reasonsClick here to sortPlacement with other foster carer, arranged through agency outside LA BoundaryData has been rounded to the nearest 5 for disclosure reasonsClick here to sortPlacement with other foster carer, arranged through third sector Independent Foster Agency outside LA BoundaryData has been rounded to the nearest 5 for disclosure reasonsClick here to sortPlacement with other foster carer, arranged through private Independent Foster Agency outside LA BoundaryData has been rounded to the nearest 5 for disclosure reasonsClick here to sortParent and child foster placement inside LA BoundaryData has been rounded to the nearest 5 for disclosure reasonsClick here to sortParent and child foster placement outside LA BoundaryData has been rounded to the nearest 5 for disclosure reasons
[Collapse]All Welsh local authorities1,2751,6951013540225385315102701054705154,955
All Welsh local authoritiesIsle of Anglesey2540*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication10*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication15*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication95
Gwynedd4580*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication2010*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication25*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication185
Conwy2050*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication2515*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication10*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication135
Denbighshire1060*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication30*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication55*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication30*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication145
Flintshire2555*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication10*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication1515*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication15*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication140
Wrexham8050101515*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication1010*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication20305*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication250
Powys2565*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication2015*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication20510*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication165
Ceredigion2530*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication10*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication5*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication5*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication90
Pembrokeshire5585*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication5*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication*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 publication*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication175
Carmarthenshire20115*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication5*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication150
Swansea115125*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication103045*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication10*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication55*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication395
Neath Port Talbot45100*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication*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 publication*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 publication195
Bridgend8595*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication203515*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication*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 publication280
Vale of Glamorgan8045*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication52510*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication1550*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication240
Cardiff155110*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication101205020*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication20155*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication640
Rhondda Cynon Taf175140*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication45*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication5355*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication40*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication10*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication465
Merthyr Tydfil3015*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication520*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication45*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication115
Caerphilly70125*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication15*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication3535*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication35*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication10*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication320
Blaenau Gwent3545*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication1515*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication*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 publication130
Torfaen80105*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication2530*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication15*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication265
Monmouthshire3035*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication101510*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication35*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication135
Newport40110*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication10*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication1035*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication35*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication250

Metadata

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 2023 were revised on 27 February 2024.

Title

Children looked after by local authorities in foster placements, at 31 March

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

Statistical quality

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

Keywords

Children; Children looked after; Fostering; Foster placement