! Updated - Children's Social Care data (2016)
04 May 2017
The Children in Care and at risk children table has been updated with the latest data for the year ending 31 March 2016.
The children in need and child protection data is collected via the Children in Need Census. For more information refer to Characteristics of Children in Need 2016 tables.
The looked after children data is based on data from the children looked after return (also known as the SSDA903 return) collected from all local authorities. For more information refer to the Children Looked After in England; including Adoption 2015 to 2016 tables.