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 2022

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
2022Reporting yearNationalE92000001EnglandAged 18Total living with former foster carers in the current year224062
2022Reporting yearNationalE92000001EnglandAged 18Young people who ceased to be looked after in a foster placement on their 18th birthday and were eligible for care leavers support3630100
2022Reporting yearNationalE92000001EnglandAged 19 to 20Total living with former foster carers in the current year219031
2022Reporting yearNationalE92000001EnglandAged 19 to 20Young people who ceased to be looked after in a foster placement on their 18th birthday and were eligible for care leavers support6980100
2022Reporting yearRegionalE92000001EnglandE12000001North EastAged 18Total living with former foster carers in the current year13066

Variables in this data set

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

Footnotes

  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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