National Statistics

Children accommodated in secure children's homes: 31 March 2016

Statistics on approved placements by type, gender, age and length of stay.


Main text: SFR09/2016

Main tables: SFR09/2016

Methodology document: SFR09/2016


This statistical first release (SFR) gives statistics on children accommodated in secure children’s homes at 31 March 2016 and includes data from England and Wales.

It includes information on the number of approved places and children accommodated by:

  • gender
  • age
  • length of stay
  • type of placement

The statistics in this release update those previously published in Children accommodated in secure children’s homes: 31 March 2015 on 4 June 2015.

Children’s services statistics team - CIN

Published 9 June 2016
Last updated 29 July 2016 + show all updates
  1. Tables 1 and 3 and the accompanying main text were updated following data revisions from two secure children’s homes.
  2. First published.