National Statistics

Notifications of private fostering arrangements in England: 2015

The number of notifications of private fostering arrangements in England during the year ending 31 March 2015.


Main text: SFR22/2015

Main tables: SFR22/2015

Main tables: SFR22/2015

This file is in an OpenDocument format

Methodology document: SFR22/2015


Figures on notifications received by local authorities of children cared for and accommodated in private fostering arrangements in England.

A privately-fostered child is defined as one under the age of 16 (18 if disabled) that is cared for by someone other than a parent or close relative as defined in section 105 of the Children Act 1989.

Children’s services statistics team - CIN

Published 2 July 2015