National statistics

Fostering in England 1 April 2019 to 31 March 2020

Fostering in England statistics for the period 1 April 2019 to 31 March 2020.

Applies to England


Fostering in England 2019 to 2020 underlying data

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Household type 2014 to 2020

Capacity and occupancy 2014 to 2020

Recruitment and retention 2014 to 2020

Foster carers 2014 to 2020

Allegation and complaint 2014 to 2020

LA data 2019 to 2020

IFA data 2019 to 2020


These statistics are on fostering in England and consist of:

  • main findings
  • tables, charts and data in excel and CSV format
  • quality and methodology report
  • pre-release access list

Official statistics are produced impartially and are free from political influence.

Published 12 November 2020