Staff employed by children's social services in England as at 30 September 2013.
This experimental statistical first release (SFR) is the first publication to use data from the statutory children’s social work workforce data collection.
It covers the:
number of social workers
vacancy rate of social workers
turnover rate of social workers
sickness absence of social workers
number of agency workers
Data was collected from all local authorities. We plan to publish future SFRs annually.
Published: 6 March 2014
Updated: 6 March 2014
- Medway Council’s data has been changed to amend a processing error. This has resulted in a minor amendment to the national figures, including a 0.26% change in the headline figure for the number of children’s social work workers.
- First published.