Data set from Children looked after in England including adoptions

CLA on 31 March by LA of placement net gain - LA

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Local authority level data for children looked after on 31 March by numbers the LA places outside their LA and numbers other LAs place within the LA.

For some local authorities, such as Kent or Croydon, the figures may be impacted by significant numbers of unaccompanied asylum seeking children.


Data set details

Theme
Children's social care
Publication
Children looked after in England including adoptions
Release type
Geographic levels
Local authority, National, Regional
Indicators
  • CLA on 31 March
Filters
  • Net gain
Time period
2018 to 2022

Data set preview

Table showing first 5 rows, from underlying data
time_periodtime_identifiergeographic_levelcountry_codecountry_nameregion_coderegion_nameold_la_codela_namenew_la_codecharacteristicnumber
2022Reporting yearNationalE92000001England1. Children who are the responsibility of other LAs placed within this LA boundary34300
2022Reporting yearNationalE92000001England2. Children who are the responsibility of this LA placed outside the LA boundary35350
2022Reporting yearNationalE92000001EnglandNet gain of children by responsible LA-1050
2022Reporting yearRegionalE92000001EnglandE12000001North East1. Children who are the responsibility of other LAs placed within this LA boundary2150
2022Reporting yearRegionalE92000001EnglandE12000001North East2. Children who are the responsibility of this LA placed outside the LA boundary2240

Variables in this data set

Table showing all 2 variables
Variable nameVariable description
characteristicNet gain
numberCLA on 31 March

Footnotes

  1. Net gain is the difference between the number of children who are the responsibility of other LAs placed within this LA boundary and the number of children who are the responsibility of this LA placed outside the LA boundary.
  2. National and regional numbers have been rounded to the nearest 10. Historical data may differ from older publications which is mainly due to amendments made by local authorities after the previous publication.

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