Data set from Children in need

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Children's social care
Children in need
Release type
Geographic levels
  • Child protection plans
  • Child protection plans per 10,000 children
  • Children in need
Time period

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Table showing first 1 rows, from underlying data
2022Reporting yearNationalE92000001England404310334.350,92042.1650,270645,070160,690

Variables in this data set

Table showing first 5 of 7 variables
Variable nameVariable description
child_protection_plansChild protection plans
child_protection_plans_per_10,000_childrenChild protection plans per 10,000 children
children_in_needChildren in need
children_in_need_per_10,000_childrenChildren in need per 10,000 children
completed_assessmentsCompleted assessments


  1. Data for the years ending 31 March 2021 and 2022 is not available for Hackney local authority, therefore 2020 data for Hackney has been included in 2021 and 2022 national totals, and regional totals for inner London and London. Refer to the methodology section for more information.

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