Data set from Children in need

D7 Child Protection Plans Ending in year by Length of Time

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Child protection plans ending, during year ending 31 March, by length of time as the subject of a plan.

Data set details

Children's social care
Children in need
Release type
Geographic levels
Local authority, National, Regional
  • 1 year but less than 2 years
  • 1 year but less than 2 years (%)
  • 2 years and over
Time period
2013 to 2020

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Table showing first 5 rows, from underlying data
2020Reporting yearNationalE92000001EnglandChild Protection Plans ending by length of time669701252018.7761011.42835042.3161002424003.6
2020Reporting yearRegionalE92000001EnglandE12000001North EastChild Protection Plans ending by length of time4640110023.758012.619004195020.61002
2020Reporting yearRegionalE92000001EnglandE12000002North WestChild Protection Plans ending by length of time10580164015.5119011.3460043.4278026.33803.5
2020Reporting yearRegionalE92000001EnglandE12000003Yorkshire and the HumberChild Protection Plans ending by length of time7830164020.9101012.8324041.4171021.82303
2020Reporting yearRegionalE92000001EnglandE12000004East MidlandsChild Protection Plans ending by length of time582098016.970012245042.11460252404.1

Variables in this data set

Table showing first 5 of 11 variables
Variable nameVariable description
1_2_years1 year but less than 2 years
1_2_years_percent1 year but less than 2 years (%)
2_years+2 years and over
2_years+_percent2 years and over (%)
3_6_monthsMore than 3 months but less than or equal to 6 months


  1. The duration of a child protection plan which ended during the year ending 31 March is calculated as the time between the child protection plan start date and end date.
  2. A child becomes the subject of a child protection plan if they are assessed as being at risk of harm, at an initial child protection conference.
  3. If a child is the subject of more than one child protection plan during the year, each plan is counted.

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