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Children in care in England: statistics

Published Tuesday, October 6, 2015

This note presents headline statistics on the number of children in care in England, reasons for entering the care system, types of care placement and number of care placements experienced.

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Children in care in England: statistics. SN/SG/4470 By Yago Zayed and Rachael Harker

This note presents headline statistics on the number of children in care in England, reasons for entering the care system, types of care placement and number of care placements experienced. Estimated costs of service provision are also given as well as outcome indicators relating to educational attendance and attainment and offending behaviour

Commons Briefing papers SN04470

Authors: Yago Zayed; Rachael Harker

Topic: Children's social services

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