Data set from Children's social work workforce: attrition, caseload, and agency workforce

Attrition by age

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Data on the breakdown of attrition based on the age of the social worker on 30 September 2021.

Data set details

Children's social care
Children's social work workforce: attrition, caseload, and agency workforce
Release type
Geographic levels
  • Attrition into agency FTE
  • Attrition rate into agency
  • Full attrition FTE out of CSC
  • Age group
Time period
2020 to 2021

Data set preview

Table showing first 5 rows, from underlying data
National2020Reporting yearE92000001England20-295064.1697.613.8430.78.5308.26.1122.52.4
National2020Reporting yearE92000001England30-3998581347.613.7880.28.9667.26.8212.92.2
National2020Reporting yearE92000001England40-497716.2981.212.7664.88.64626202.72.6
National2020Reporting yearE92000001England50-597138.3830.111.6608.48.54806.7128.51.8
National2020Reporting yearE92000001England60+2077.6437.621.1389.918.8365.817.624.11.2

Variables in this data set

Table showing first 5 of 10 variables
Variable nameVariable description
age_groupAge group
attrition_into_agency_fteAttrition into agency FTE
attrition_into_agency_proportionAttrition rate into agency
full_attrition_out_of_csc_fteFull attrition FTE out of CSC
full_attrition_out_of_csc_proportionFull attrition rate out of CSC


  1. Components may not sum to totals due to rounding.
  2. Rates are based on the number of LA social workers in post at 30 September.

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