Data set from Children looked after in England including adoptions

Care leavers who left foster care aged 18 and were eligible for care leaver support (Staying put ) LA

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Young people aged 18, 19 and 20 who ceased to be looked after in a foster placement on their 18th birthday, were eligible for care leavers support and who were living with their former foster carer.

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
  • Number
  • Percentage
Filters
  • Age
  • With former foster carer
Time period
2018 to 2021

Data set preview

Table showing first 5 rows, from underlying data
time_periodtime_identifiergeographic_levelcountry_codecountry_nameregion_coderegion_nameold_la_codela_namenew_la_codeagestay_putnumberpercentage
2021Reporting yearNationalE92000001England18 yearsTotal living with former foster carers in the current year212060
2021Reporting yearNationalE92000001England18 yearsYoung people who ceased to be looked after in a foster placement on their 18th birthday and were eligible for care leavers support3540100
2021Reporting yearNationalE92000001England19 to 20 yearsTotal living with former foster carers in the current year205030
2021Reporting yearNationalE92000001England19 to 20 yearsYoung people who ceased to be looked after in a foster placement on their 18th birthday and were eligible for care leavers support6880100
2021Reporting yearRegionalE92000001EnglandE12000001North East18 yearsTotal living with former foster carers in the current year11060

Variables in this data set

Table showing all 4 variables
Variable nameVariable description
ageAge
numberNumber
percentagePercentage
stay_putWith former foster carer

Footnotes

  1. National and regional numbers have been rounded to the nearest 10. Percentages rounded to the nearest whole number. Figures exclude young people who were looked after under an agreed series of short term placements, those who have died since leaving care, those who have returned home to parents or someone with parental responsibility for a continuous period of at least 6 months and those whose care was transferred to another local authority.

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