Data set from Children looked after in England including adoptions

CLA starting and ceasing during the year by month - NATIONAL

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National monthly data on the number of children starting and ceasing to be looked after during the year ending 31 March 2021, and comparative monthly three-year averages of 2018 to 2020.


Data set details

Theme
Children's social care
Publication
Children looked after in England including adoptions
Release type
Geographic levels
National
Indicators
  • Number of children ceasing to be looked after during the year ending 31 March 2021
  • Number of children ceasing to be looked, three-year average year ending 31 March 2018 to 2020
  • Number of children starting to be looked after during the year ending 31 March 2021
Time period
2020 October to 2021 March

Data set preview

Table showing first 5 rows, from underlying data
time_periodtime_identifiergeographic_levelcountry_codecountry_namestarting_single_yearstarting_comparative_three_year_averageceasing_single_yearceasing_comparative_three_year_average
2020AprilNationalE92000001England2150252018702340
2020MayNationalE92000001England2350281018902570
2020JuneNationalE92000001England2570274022002410
2020JulyNationalE92000001England2730295023402680
2020AugustNationalE92000001England2480259022402470

Variables in this data set

Table showing all 4 variables
Variable nameVariable description
ceasing_comparative_three_year_averageNumber of children ceasing to be looked, three-year average year ending 31 March 2018 to 2020
ceasing_single_yearNumber of children ceasing to be looked after during the year ending 31 March 2021
starting_comparative_three_year_averageNumber of children starting to be looked, three-year average year ending 31 March 2018 to 2020
starting_single_yearNumber of children starting to be looked after during the year ending 31 March 2021

Footnotes

  1. Numbers have been rounded to the nearest 10 and exclude children looked after under a series of short-term placements.. Only the first instance of a child ceasing to be looked after has been counted.
  2. Numbers have been rounded to the nearest 10 and exclude children looked after under a series of short-term placements.. Only the first instance of a child starting to be looked after has been counted.

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