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

Management information

FOI datasets

Transparency datasets

Information that Ofsted publishes for transparency purposes.

Published 12 December 2014
Last updated 7 July 2020 + show all updates
  1. Added 'Children's social care data in england 2020' to the collection.

  2. Added the 'Local authority and children's homes in England inspections and outcomes – autumn 2019' release to the collection.

  3. Added Fostering in England 1 April 2018 to 31 March 2019 release to the collection.

  4. Added 'Inspection outcomes of children's homes' to the collection.

  5. Added the link to ‘Inspection outcomes of the largest children's social care providers’ to the management information section.

  6. Added new children's social care data in England 2019 statistics.

  7. Added link to a formal consultation on inspections and outcomes for children's homes and local authority children's services statistical reporting.

  8. Added Fostering in England 1 April 2017 to 31 March 2018 national statistics.

  9. Added 'Children’s social care data for the Ofsted Annual Report 2017/18' to Management Information collection.

  10. 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.

  11. Added Social care ownership inspection outcome profiles

  12. Added Serious incident notifications from local authority children’s services 2017 to 2018

  13. FOI dataset as at 31 march 2018 uploaded to FOI dataset group

  14. Added children’s social care data in England 2018.

  15. Added children’s social care data for the Ofsted Annual Report 2016/17.

  16. added FOI: Social care dataset as at 31 March 2017.

  17. Added Children's social care data 2017.

  18. Fostering in England statistics 1 April 2015 to 31 March 2016 have been added.

  19. Added Local authority and children’s homes in England inspection outcomes as at 30 September 2016.

  20. Added 'Ofsted Freedom of Information request datasets 2015 and 2016: social care'.

  21. Children's social care data in England 2016 added.

  22. Updated with 'FOI: Social care dataset as at 31 March 2016' and 'Children looked after placements as at 31 March 2015'.

  23. Added: local authority and children’s homes in England inspection outcomes.

  24. Updated for children looked after placements as at 31 March 2014.

  25. Latest children's social care statistics published, including children's homes.

  26. First published.