Information on looked-after children at both national and local authority levels for the financial year 2020 to 2021.

Applies to England


Children looked after in England including adoption: 2020 to 2021


This statistical release provides information about looked-after children in England for the year ending 31 March 2021.

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The figures are based on data from the children looked after return (also known as SSDA903) collected from all local authorities.

Looked-after children statistics team

Email [email protected]

Telephone: Justin Ushie 01325 340817

Published 18 November 2021