Data set from Children accommodated in secure children's homes

Characteristics of children placed in secure children's homes

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Numbers of children accommodated in secure children's homes by  sex, age of child, length of stay, placement type, ethnicity, for England and Wales, 2010 to 2023.


Data set details

Theme
Children's social care
Publication
Children accommodated in secure children's homes
Release type
Geographic levels
National
Indicators
  • Number of children accommodated
  • Percentage of children accommodated
Filters
  • Characteristics
Time period
2010 to 2023

Data set preview

Table showing first 5 rows, from underlying data
time_periodtime_identifiergeographic_levelcountry_codecountry_namemeasurecharacteristicschildren_accommodatedpercentage_children_accommodated
2023Reporting yearNationalE92000001EnglandPlacement typeTotal131100
2023Reporting yearNationalE92000001EnglandPlacement typeChild detained or sentenced and placed by the Youth Custody Servicecc
2023Reporting yearNationalE92000001EnglandPlacement typeChild placed by local authority in a criminal justice contextcc
2023Reporting yearNationalE92000001EnglandPlacement typeChild placed by local authority on welfare grounds6751
2023Reporting yearNationalK04000001England and WalesPlacement typeTotal139100

Variables in this data set

Table showing all 3 variables
Variable nameVariable description
characteristicsCharacteristics
children_accommodatedNumber of children accommodated
percentage_children_accommodatedPercentage of children accommodated

Footnotes

  1. 'c' denotes figures suppressed to preserve confidentiality.
  2. 'x' not available. Ethnicity was reported for the first time in 2021.
  3. Percentages in charts and tables are rounded to the nearest whole number. Where percentages apply to a group of categories they may not sum to 100% due to rounding.

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