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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 authorities40351,3951903058080*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication2,125
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 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 publication*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication40
Gwynedd*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 publication65
Conwy*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication30*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 publication55
Denbighshire*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 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 publication40
Flintshire*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication301040*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
Wrexham*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 publication55*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication85
Powys*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication5510*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 publication75
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 publication20
Pembrokeshire*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication5010105*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication85
Carmarthenshire*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication50105*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 publication75
Swansea*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication1055555*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication180
Neath Port Talbot*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication6555*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
Bridgend*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication575*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 publication90
Vale of Glamorgan*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication301520*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 publication75
Cardiff5514015501525*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication260
Rhondda Cynon Taf*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication1052020*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication5*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication160
Merthyr Tydfil*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 publication1515*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication90
Caerphilly*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication1251015*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 publication155
Blaenau Gwent*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication*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 publication*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication55
Torfaen*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication11030*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
Monmouthshire5*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication251515*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 publication60
Newport5*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication1051510*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication20*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication165

Metadata

Title

Children starting to be looked after by local authorities, by need for care, year ending 31 March

Last update

11 December 2019 11 December 2019

Next update

October 2020 (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

Newport’s ‘Socially Unacceptable Behaviour’ figure for 2018 has been amended on the 11 December 2019.

Statistical quality

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

Keywords

Children; Children looked after