Statistics on children under local authority care at national and local authority level.
Statistics from May 2010 onwards are available on GOV.UK. You can find our archived statistics on the National Archives. Note: the search function is not available on archived content so please use the filters on the left of each page.
A document reviewing the comparability of statistics of children looked after by local authorities in the different countries of the United Kingdom was published on 30 May 2014.
Data on the placement, legal status and number of looked-after children by financial year.
Attainment data about children continuously looked after for at least 12 months.
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