Children in need census 2017 to 2018: reports specifications

Specifications of the children in need census reports that local authorities can run in COLLECT.



This document describes the reports available to local authorities completing a children in need census return in COLLECT, our centralised data collection and management system.

It specifies:

  • a detailed description of each report
  • what data is used to calculate each report
  • what information each report displays
Published 29 September 2017