Data set from Serious incident notifications

Commentary - Figure 1

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Total number of serious incident notifications for each reporting year. Figures on serious incident notifications between 2015 and 2018 are based on Ofsted published data (opens in a new tab) and for 2019 onwards are based on Department for Education data. 

Data set details

Children's social care
Serious incident notifications
Release type
Geographic levels
  • Number of serious incident notifications
Time period
2015 to 2024

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Table showing first 5 rows, from underlying data
2024Reporting yearNationalE92000001England405
2023Reporting yearNationalE92000001England456
2022Reporting yearNationalE92000001England442
2021Reporting yearNationalE92000001England536
2020Reporting yearNationalE92000001England449

Variables in this data set

Table showing all 1 variables
Variable nameVariable description
number_notificationsNumber of serious incident notifications


  1. Figures between 2015 and 2018 are based on Ofsted published data.

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