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'National - Children looked after at 31 March by placement type, distance and locality of placement' from 'Children looked after in England including adoptions'

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'National - Children looked after at 31 March by placement type, distance and locality of placement' for 2. Placed more than 20 miles from home, All placements and Secure units, childrens homes and semi-independent living accommodation in England for 2020
2020
All placementsNumber15,970
Percentage20%
Secure units, childrens homes and semi-independent living accommodationNumber4,080
Percentage38%

Footnotes

  1. Numbers have been rounded to the nearest 10. Percentages rounded to the nearest whole number. See the methodology document for further information. Figures exclude children looked after under a series of short-term placements. Historical data may differ from older publications which is mainly due to amendments made by local authorities after the previous publication.
  2. Placement locality denotes whether or not the placement is within the geographical boundary of the responsible LA.

Source: Children looked after in England including adoptions, National - Children looked after at 31 March by placement type, distance and locality of placement

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