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Data Provider: Welsh Government Experimental Statistics Children starting to be looked after during year to 31 March by local authority and need for care
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[Collapse]Total children starting to be looked after by need for careData has been rounded to the nearest 5 for disclosure reasonsClick here to sortTotal children starting to be looked after by need for careData has been rounded to the nearest 5 for disclosure reasons
Click here to sortDisabilityData has been rounded to the nearest 5 for disclosure reasonsClick here to sortParental illness or disabilityData has been rounded to the nearest 5 for disclosure reasonsClick here to sortAbuse or neglectData has been rounded to the nearest 5 for disclosure reasonsClick here to sortFamily in acute stressData has been rounded to the nearest 5 for disclosure reasonsClick here to sortFamily dysfunctionData has been rounded to the nearest 5 for disclosure reasonsClick here to sortSocially Unacceptable BehaviourData has been rounded to the nearest 5 for disclosure reasonsClick here to sortAbsent Parenting (including child given up for adoption)Data has been rounded to the nearest 5 for disclosure reasonsClick here to sortAdoption disruptionData has been rounded to the nearest 5 for disclosure reasons
[Collapse]All Welsh local authorities65602,14553045095250*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication3,595
All Welsh local authoritiesIsle of Anglesey*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication60*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 publication65
Gwynedd*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication75*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 publication100
Conwy*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 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 publication95
Denbighshire*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication65*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 publication*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication115
Flintshire*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication6025*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 publication120
Wrexham*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication1516520*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 publication220
Powys*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication85*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 publication110
Ceredigion*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 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 publication80
Pembrokeshire*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication1152035*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 publication205
Carmarthenshire*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication7525*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 publication125
Swansea*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication185*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication15*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication10*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication230
Neath Port Talbot*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 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 publication105
Bridgend*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication1451515*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 publication185
Vale of Glamorgan*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication30115*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 publication160
Cardiff1510185452053060*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication550
Rhondda Cynon Taf*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication857030*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 publication195
Merthyr Tydfil*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication70*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 publication85
Caerphilly*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication21040*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 publication260
Blaenau Gwent*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication95*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 publication105
Torfaen*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication125*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 publication145
Monmouthshire*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication65*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 publication100
Newport*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication1008010*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication45*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication235

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 starting to be looked after by local authorities, by need for care, year ending 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