Children Looked After by Local Authorities, Year Ending 31 March 2006 (Internet only)

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This Statistical Volume provides statistics on children looked after by Local Authorities. It is a reference document including detailed local authority figures. It follows the release of the 2006 national figures in the SFR in November 2006 and is an update from the previous volume, containing 2005 figures, released in March 2006. It includes details on overall numbers of looked after children at 31 March, the number of children adopted in 2005-06, the number and qualifications achieved by care leavers in 2005-06 aged 16 and over, the activity of 19 year old former care leavers, the number of looked after girls who are mothers, information on the distance between home and placement and the method of participation used during the statutory reviews.
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Additional informationEXCEL (National Tables 2005-06
Table S - The number of children looked after during the year and the number of days provided per child (days) in the first 2 rows for each year 2004 to 2006 has been revised. Please use the following link for the correct figures for 2004 to 2006 which can be found in table B2:
SFR23/2008 #34;DCSF: Children looked after in England (including adoption and care leavers) year ending 31 March 2008#34;)
Additional informationEXCEL (Note that table 1 (Children looked after at 31 March 2004 to 2006) has been corrected)
Additional informationEXCEL (A set of 5 additional tables also supplementing SFR44/2006 "Children looked after in England (including adoption and care leavers): 2005-2006*#34;. Tables give national information on mothers who had ceased to be looked after, adoption figures by ethnicity, deaths in care, and local authority breakdowns of existing national data on placements for looked after children)
Reference IDVweb01/2007National Statistics
Coverage Country England
Date Released29 March 2007
Main Category Health, well-being and Care
Sub CategoryCare    Click on subcategory link to see if there is later information
TypeStatistical Volume
ContactChildren and Early Years Data Unit  cla.stats@education.gsi.gov.uk   
PreRelease AccessClick here
 Publication includes individual Local Authority informationPublication includes individual Local Authority information

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