Data set from Children's social work workforce

Workforce role by ethnicity

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Children and family social workers by role and ethnicity.


Data set details

Theme
Children's social care
Publication
Children's social work workforce
Release type
Geographic levels
Local authority, National, Regional
Indicators
  • Number of children and family social workers in post at 30 September with known ethnicity (Headcount)
  • Number of children and family social workers whose ethnicity was Asian (Headcount)
  • Number of children and family social workers whose ethnicity was Black (Headcount)
Filters
  • Organisation role
Time period
2019 to 2022

Data set preview

Table showing first 5 rows, from underlying data
time_periodtime_identifiergeographic_levelcountry_codecountry_nameregion_coderegion_nameold_la_codenew_la_codela_nameOrgRoleknown_headcountwhitemixedasianblackotherwhite_%mixed_%asian_%black_%other_%
2022Reporting yearNationalE92000001EnglandAll children and family social workers273732083310501614363224476.13.85.913.30.9
2022Reporting yearRegionalE92000001EnglandE12000001North EastAll children and family social workers16211569141522196.80.90.91.40.1
2022Reporting yearRegionalE92000001EnglandE12000002North WestAll children and family social workers364232281031151771988.62.83.24.90.5
2022Reporting yearRegionalE92000001EnglandE12000003Yorkshire and The HumberAll children and family social workers31992665118253156783.33.77.94.90.2
2022Reporting yearRegionalE92000001EnglandE12000004East MidlandsAll children and family social workers20651666881371611380.74.36.67.80.6

Variables in this data set

Table showing first 5 of 12 variables
Variable nameVariable description
asianNumber of children and family social workers whose ethnicity was Asian (Headcount)
asian_%Percentage of children and family social workers whose ethnicity was Asian (Headcount)
blackNumber of children and family social workers whose ethnicity was Black (Headcount)
black_%Percentage of children and family social workers whose ethnicity was Black (Headcount)
known_headcountNumber of children and family social workers in post at 30 September with known ethnicity (Headcount)

Footnotes

  1. Headcount is a count of all individual children and family social workers, regardless of their working pattern: where a social worker holds more than one post within a local authority, only one post is counted (refer to the methodology section for more information).
  2. White comprises white British, white Irish, or any other white background.
  3. Mixed comprises white and black Caribbean, white and black African, white and Asian, or any other mixed background.
  4. Asian or Asian British comprises Indian, Pakistani, Bangladeshi, Chinese or any other Asian background. Refer to the 'Definitions' section of the accompanying methodology for more information on the Asian ethnic group.
  5. Black or Black British comprises black Caribbean, black African or any other black background.

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