Data set from Children looked after in England including adoptions

CLA who were adopted - number, gender and legal status of adopters - NATIONAL

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Children looked after who were adopted during the years ending 31 March by number of adopters, legal status of adopters and by gender of adopters. Data formerly in table E3.


Data set details

Theme
Children's social care
Publication
Children looked after in England including adoptions
Release type
Geographic levels
National
Indicators
  • Number
  • Percentage
Filters
  • Characteristic level
Time period
2018 to 2021

Data set preview

Table showing first 5 rows, from underlying data
time_periodtime_identifiergeographic_levelcountry_codecountry_namecla_groupmeasurenumberpercentage
2018Reporting yearNationalE92000001EnglandGender and legal status of adopters1 Total single adopters41011
2018Reporting yearNationalE92000001EnglandGender and legal status of adopters1a Single male adopter301
2018Reporting yearNationalE92000001EnglandGender and legal status of adopters1b Single female adopter38010
2018Reporting yearNationalE92000001EnglandGender and legal status of adopters2 Total same sex couple not in civil partnership or married1604
2018Reporting yearNationalE92000001EnglandGender and legal status of adopters2a Same sex couple not in civil partnership or married - both male1003

Variables in this data set

Table showing all 3 variables
Variable nameVariable description
measureCharacteristic level
numberNumber
percentagePercentage

Footnotes

  1. The Royal Assent to the Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Act in July 2013 allowed same sex marriages to be performed from summer 2014. Different sex civil partnerships were allowed from December 2019.
  2. Numbers have been rounded to the nearest 10. Percentages rounded to the nearest whole number. See the methodology document for further information. 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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