Collection

Children's social care statistics

Statistics from Ofsted including data for children’s homes and other social care providers, fostering, inspections of local authority children’s services, and serious incident notifications from local authority children’s services.

Latest official statistics

Previous official statistics

  1. Local authority and children’s homes in England inspections and outcomes
  2. Serious incident notifications from local authority children’s services 2016 to 2017
  3. Children's social care data in England 2017
  4. Fostering in England 1 April 2015 to 31 March 2016
  5. Local authority and children’s homes in England inspection outcomes as at 30 September 2016
  6. Children's social care data in England 2016
  7. Local authority and children’s homes in England inspection outcomes
  8. Serious incident notifications from local authority children's services 2015 to 2016
  9. Children looked after placements as at 31 March 2015
  10. Fostering in England 1 April 2014 to 31 March 2015
  11. Serious incident notifications from local authority children's services 2014 to 2015
  12. Children looked after placements as at 31 March 2014
  13. Children's social care in England 2015
  14. Fostering in England 1 April 2013 to 31 March 2014
  15. Adoption agencies data in England: 1 April 2013 to 31 March 2014
  16. Fostering in England 1 April 2012 to 31 March 2013
  17. Children's homes: inspection and outcomes July 2014 to September 2014
  18. Children's social care: inspections and outcomes April to September 2014
  19. Local authority children's services inspections and outcomes
  20. Children's social care: providers and places November 2014
  21. Children's social care: inspections and outcomes April 2014 to June 2014
  22. Adoption agencies data in England: 1 April 2012 to 31 March 2013

Management information

FOI dataset

Published 12 December 2014
Last updated 13 December 2018 + show all updates
  1. Added 'Children’s social care data for the Ofsted Annual Report 2017/18' to Management Information collection.
  2. Added local authority and children’s homes in England inspections and outcomes. This release includes local authority inspection data and children’s homes inspection data, covering the period up until 30 September 2018.
  3. Added Social care ownership inspection outcome profiles
  4. Added Serious incident notifications from local authority children’s services 2017 to 2018
  5. FOI dataset as at 31 march 2018 uploaded to FOI dataset group
  6. Added children’s social care data in England 2018.
  7. Added children’s social care data for the Ofsted Annual Report 2016/17.
  8. added FOI: Social care dataset as at 31 March 2017.
  9. Added Children's social care data 2017.
  10. Fostering in England statistics 1 April 2015 to 31 March 2016 have been added.
  11. Added Local authority and children’s homes in England inspection outcomes as at 30 September 2016.
  12. Added 'Ofsted Freedom of Information request datasets 2015 and 2016: social care'.
  13. Children's social care data in England 2016 added.
  14. Updated with 'FOI: Social care dataset as at 31 March 2016' and 'Children looked after placements as at 31 March 2015'.
  15. Added: local authority and children’s homes in England inspection outcomes.
  16. Updated for children looked after placements as at 31 March 2014.
  17. Latest children's social care statistics published, including children's homes.
  18. First published.