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Data Provider: Welsh Government Experimental Statistics Children receiving care and support by local authority and age group
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[Collapse]All Welsh local authorities7703,0504,3856,1302,08516,420
All Welsh local authoritiesIsle of Anglesey10708012035310
Gwynedd2513019526585705
Conwy207018023580580
Denbighshire208511514555420
Flintshire2010513519070520
Wrexham4512519524085690
Powys40100170250105665
Ceredigion10559515545360
Pembrokeshire10408014525295
Carmarthenshire25110155230110630
Swansea802402954701451,235
Neath Port Talbot5015022033585840
Bridgend50155250330100885
Vale of Glamorgan2013019025565670
Cardiff503104456452301,685
Rhondda Cynon Taf953455306202101,795
Merthyr Tydfil3514015020080605
Caerphilly502152853601251,035
Blaenau Gwent208013018575490
Torfaen5014518030580755
Monmouthshire208513018550470
Newport30155175270140770

Metadata

Title
Children receiving care and support at 31 March by age group, gender, looked after status and ethnicity

Last update
18 March 2020 18 March 2020

Next update
February 2021 (provisional)

Publishing organisation
Welsh Government

Source 1
Children Receiving Care and Support Census

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
The Census collected individual records on all children receiving care and support, including those looked after by a local authority, who had an open case with a local authority on the 31 March that had been open for the three months from 1 January to 31 March. The purpose of the Census is to collect data that measures the characteristics and attributes of children receiving care and support who receive social services from their local authorities, including children looked after by local authorities. The census focuses on the reason why children receive help from social services departments, parental capacity, and on the health and education outcomes for each 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.

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 2017 to 2018 were revised on 18 March 2020.

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

Keywords
Children; Children receiving care and support; Age; Ethnicity; Disability; Gender; Children looked after