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.

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