Data set from Children looked after in England including adoptions

National - Children who ceased to be looked after during the years ending 31 March by number of periods of care and placements, by age on ceasing

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Children who ceased to be looked after during the year by number of periods of care, number of placements and age on ceasing. Data formerly in tables D4.

Footnotes:

1. Numbers have been rounded to the nearest 10. Percentages rounded to the nearest whole number. See the methodology document for further information. Figures exclude children looked after under a series of short-term placements. Historical data may differ from older publications which is mainly due to amendments made by local authorities after the previous publication.

2. Only the last occasion on which a child ceased to be looked after in the year has been counted.


Data set details

Theme
Children's social care
Publication
Children looked after in England including adoptions
Release type
Geographic levels
National
Indicators
  • Number
  • Percent
Filters
  • Age on ceasing
  • Number of periods of care or placements
Time period
2018 to 2020

Data set preview

Table showing first 5 rows, from underlying data
time_periodtime_identifiergeographic_levelcountry_codecountry_nameCLA_groupperiods_or_placementsage_on_ceasingnumberpercent
2020Reporting yearNationalE92000001EnglandNumber of periods of careTotalTotal29590100
2020Reporting yearNationalE92000001EnglandNumber of periods of care1Total2572087
2020Reporting yearNationalE92000001EnglandNumber of periods of care2Total294010
2020Reporting yearNationalE92000001EnglandNumber of periods of care3Total6402
2020Reporting yearNationalE92000001EnglandNumber of periods of care4Total1801

Variables in this data set

Table showing all 4 variables
Variable nameVariable description
age_on_ceasingAge on ceasing
numberNumber
percentPercent
periods_or_placementsNumber of periods of care or placements

Footnotes

  1. Numbers have been rounded to the nearest 10. Percentages rounded to the nearest whole number. See the methodology document for further information. Figures exclude children looked after under a series of short-term placements. Historical data may differ from older publications which is mainly due to amendments made by local authorities after the previous publication.
  2. Only the last occasion on which a child ceased to be looked after in the year has been counted.

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