National Statistics

Children accommodated in secure children's homes: 31 March 2010

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

Documents

Main text: SFR21/2010

This file may not be suitable for users of assistive technology. Request an accessible format.

If you use assistive technology (such as a screen reader) and need a version of this document in a more accessible format, please email alternative.formats@education.gov.uk . Please tell us what format you need. It will help us if you say what assistive technology you use.

Main tables: SFR21/2010

This file may not be suitable for users of assistive technology. Request an accessible format.

If you use assistive technology (such as a screen reader) and need a version of this document in a more accessible format, please email alternative.formats@education.gov.uk . Please tell us what format you need. It will help us if you say what assistive technology you use.

Pre-release access list: SFR21/2010

This file may not be suitable for users of assistive technology. Request an accessible format.

If you use assistive technology (such as a screen reader) and need a version of this document in a more accessible format, please email alternative.formats@education.gov.uk . Please tell us what format you need. It will help us if you say what assistive technology you use.

Details

Reference Id: SFR21/2010

Publication Type: Statistical First Release

Local Authority data: LA data

Region: England

Release Date: 07 July 2010

Coverage status: Final

Publication Status: Published

This SFR gives statistics on children accommodated in secure children’s homes at 31 March 2010 and includes data from England and Wales. The SFR includes information on places approved, and children accommodated by gender, age, length of stay and type of placement.

The latest statistics update those previously released on 23 July 2009.

The key points from this release are:

  • 260 children were accommodated in secure children’s homes in England and Wales at 31 March 2010. This represents a fall of 10 per cent on the 2009 total of 290.
  • The number of secure children’s homes, open at 31 March 2010 in England and Wales, is 17, a reduction of 2 since 2009.
  • At 31 March 2010, there were 310 approved places in these 17 secure children’s homes open in England and Wales.
  • 83 per cent of approved places were occupied. This represents a decrease of 3 percentage points since 2009.

Jessica Vickerstaff
01325 735768

Jessica.Vickerstaff@education.gsi.gov.uk

Published 7 July 2010