Data set from Children in need

B3 Children in need at 31 March by primary need and local authority, England 2013 to 2021

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Children in need by primary need at assessment.

Data set details

Children's social care
Children in need
Release type
Geographic levels
Local authority, National, Regional
  • N0 - Not stated
  • N1 - Abuse or neglect
  • N2 - Child's disability or illness
Time period
2013 to 2021

Data set preview

Table showing first 5 rows, from underlying data
2021Reporting yearNationalE92000001EnglandPrimary need at assessment38849021919032140946033120535007730160016410418011160
2021Reporting yearRegionalE92000001EnglandE12000001North EastPrimary need at assessment24610138901970260252042603705029080930
2021Reporting yearRegionalE92000001EnglandE12000002North WestPrimary need at assessment57670377003750870419079109601001360150690
2021Reporting yearRegionalE92000001EnglandE12000003Yorkshire and The HumberPrimary need at assessment4120029800259048024003140450130950330920
2021Reporting yearRegionalE92000001EnglandE12000004East MidlandsPrimary need at assessment2925015920195011302030351052012085012501980

Variables in this data set

Table showing first 5 of 11 variables
Variable nameVariable description
At31_episodesNumber of children in need at 31 March
N0_Not_statedN0 - Not stated
N1_Abuse_or_neglectN1 - Abuse or neglect
N2_Childs_disability_or_illnessN2 - Child's disability or illness
N3_Parents_disability_or_illnessN3 - Parent's disability or illness


  1. Data for the year ending 31 March 2021 is not available for Hackney local authority, therefore 2020 data for Hackney has been included in the 2021 national totals and regional totals for inner London and London. Refer to the methodology section for more information.

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