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Children's social care statistics

Statistics from Ofsted including data for adoption, looked-after children, children's homes, children's services and fostering.

Adoption

Children looked after placements

  1. Children looked after placements as at 31 March 2015

    • National Statistics
  2. Children looked after placements as at 31 March 2014

    • Official Statistics

Children's homes: inspection and outcomes

Children's social care in England

Combined official statistics release of social care statistics.

  1. Children's social care data in England 2017

    • National Statistics
  2. Children's social care data in England 2016

    • Official Statistics
  3. Children's social care in England 2015

    • Official Statistics

Children's social care: inspections and outcomes

Children's social care: providers and places

Fostering

  1. Fostering in England 1 April 2016 to 31 March 2017

    • National Statistics
  2. Fostering in England 1 April 2015 to 31 March 2016

    • National Statistics
  3. Fostering in England 1 April 2014 to 31 March 2015

    • National Statistics
  4. Fostering in England 1 April 2013 to 31 March 2014

    • Official Statistics
  5. Fostering in England 1 April 2012 to 31 March 2013

    • Official Statistics

Local authority children's services: inspections and outcomes

Management information

FOI dataset

Published 12 December 2014
Last updated 29 November 2017 + show all updates
  1. Added children’s social care data for the Ofsted Annual Report 2016/17.
  2. added FOI: Social care dataset as at 31 March 2017.
  3. Added Children's social care data 2017.
  4. Fostering in England statistics 1 April 2015 to 31 March 2016 have been added.
  5. Added Local authority and children’s homes in England inspection outcomes as at 30 September 2016.
  6. Added 'Ofsted Freedom of Information request datasets 2015 and 2016: social care'.
  7. Children's social care data in England 2016 added.
  8. Updated with 'FOI: Social care dataset as at 31 March 2016' and 'Children looked after placements as at 31 March 2015'.
  9. Added: local authority and children’s homes in England inspection outcomes.
  10. Updated for children looked after placements as at 31 March 2014.
  11. Latest children's social care statistics published, including children's homes.
  12. First published.