Data set from Children looked after in England including adoptions

Official Statistics - CLA on 31 March by social worker stability - NATIONAL

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Note: These statistics are published as Official Statistics. Children looked after on 31 March each year, by number of social worker changes across the previous 12 months and 24 months (social worker stability). 

This file was added in July 2023. Data in the file was collected by the Children's Commissioner's Office and relates to an earlier time period (2019 to 2020). The next update is expected to be data for 2024.


Data set details

Theme
Children's social care
Publication
Children looked after in England including adoptions
Release type
Geographic levels
National
Indicators
  • Number
  • Percentage
Filters
  • Change Measure
  • Number of changes
Time period
2019 to 2020

Data set preview

Table showing first 5 rows, from underlying data
time_periodtime_identifiergeographic_levelcountry_codecountry_namechange_measuresocial_worker_stabilitynumberpercentage
2020Reporting yearNationalE92000001EnglandSocial worker changes over 12 monthsTotal children77110100
2020Reporting yearNationalE92000001EnglandSocial worker changes over 12 monthsWith five social worker changes4701
2020Reporting yearNationalE92000001EnglandSocial worker changes over 12 monthsWith four social worker changes15902
2020Reporting yearNationalE92000001EnglandSocial worker changes over 12 monthsWith no social worker change3041039
2020Reporting yearNationalE92000001EnglandSocial worker changes over 12 monthsWith one social worker change2613034

Variables in this data set

Table showing all 4 variables
Variable nameVariable description
change_measureChange Measure
numberNumber
percentagePercentage
social_worker_stabilityNumber of changes

Footnotes

  1. Numbers have been rounded to the nearest 10. Figures exclude children looked after under a series of short-term placements.
  2. Percentages have been rounded to the nearest whole number. Figures exclude children looked after under a series of short-term placements.
  3. Includes children looked after on 31 March each year and who were included by local authorities in the Children's Commissioner's Office data return. See methodology document for further information.
  4. Five local authorities did not complete the CCO return for 2019 data. Three local authorities did not complete the return for 2020 CCO data. See methodology document for further information.

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