Data set from Children looked after in England including adoptions

Care leavers accommodation - LA

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Local authority level data on care leavers aged 17 to 21, by accommodation type (as measured on or around their birthday).

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

Children's social care
Children looked after in England including adoptions
Release type
Geographic levels
Local authority, National, Regional
  • Number
  • Percentage
  • Accommodation type
  • Age
Time period
2018 to 2022

Data set preview

Table showing first 5 rows, from underlying data
2022Reporting yearNationalE92000001England17 to 18 yearsBed and breakfast20k
2022Reporting yearNationalE92000001England17 to 18 yearsCommunity home5204
2022Reporting yearNationalE92000001England17 to 18 yearsDeported00
2022Reporting yearNationalE92000001England17 to 18 yearsEmergency accommodation50k
2022Reporting yearNationalE92000001England17 to 18 yearsFoyers4103

Variables in this data set

Table showing all 4 variables
Variable nameVariable description
accommodation_typeAccommodation type


  1. 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. Figures for the number of care leavers who have died each year can be found in the methodology document. 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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