Data set from LA and school expenditure

S251 Outturn - Children and Young People's Services (National, Regional, LA levels)

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This file contains details of expenditure on children's services, and young peoples services by local authorities collected via the Section 251 Outturn return.  

Data set details

Finance and funding
LA and school expenditure
Release type
Geographic levels
Local authority, National, Regional
  • Grants inside of aggregate external finance (£ million)
  • Grants outside of aggregate external finance (£ million)
  • Income (£ million)
  • Category of expenditure
Time period
2015-16 to 2020-21

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Table showing first 5 rows, from underlying data
201516Financial yearNationalEnglandE92000001Capital expenditure4.0.1 Capital Expenditure from Revenue (CERA) (Childrens and young people services)::::125.694748.0482117.64654:::10
201516Financial yearNationalEnglandE92000001Children looked after3.1.1 Residential care342.39524696.8114924.1988339.790641103.196265.799481037.396726.116860.539171030.7406989
201516Financial yearNationalEnglandE92000001Children looked after3.1.10 Asylum seeker services children34.2759819.67961.574822.4269957.957394.4291953.528222.534296.1829824.810945
201516Financial yearNationalEnglandE92000001Children looked after3.1.11 Total Children Looked After2138.60471581.7817482.16146139.038923941.58683180.036123761.5507103.6271613.626663644.29689324
201516Financial yearNationalEnglandE92000001Children looked after3.1.2 Fostering services845.46521649.554621.1630751.40751567.5903840.019031527.5713526.478561.246731499.84605132

Variables in this data set

Table showing first 5 of 12 variables
Variable nameVariable description
description_of_expenditureCategory of expenditure - Filter by expenditure category
grants_inside_AEFGrants inside of aggregate external finance (£ million)
grants_outside_AEFGrants outside of aggregate external finance (£ million)
incomeIncome (£ million)
net_current_expenditureTotal net current expenditure (£ million)

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