Statistics on approved placements by type, gender, age and length of stay.


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This statistical release gives statistics on children accommodated in secure children’s homes at 31 March 2019 and includes data from England and Wales.

This release includes information on the number of approved places and children accommodated by:

  • gender
  • age
  • length of stay
  • type of placement

The statistics in this release update those previously published in Children accommodated in secure children’s homes: 31 March 2018 on 7 June 2018.

Looked-after children statistics team

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Telephone: Justin Ushie 01325 340817

Published 6 June 2019