Childhood vulnerability in numbers

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Latest data on the overall levels of vulnerability and need among children and young people in England.

Category: Children receiving statutory care or support

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  • Former relevant or qualifying children

    Children in care for over 13 weeks between 14 and 16 years old (Gender: All)
    +5 Other statistics View data
  • Children with special education need statements or Education Health and Care plans

    Children with statements or Education, Health and Care Plans
    +5 Other statistics View data
  • Children living in secure welfare accomodation

    87
    Children living in secure children's homes due to welfare grounds (2018)
    +1 Other statistic View data
  • Young offenders

    891
    Number of children in the secure estate (Gender: All, Area: England)
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  • Children in immigration detention

    Children being held in immigration detention centres
    +3 Other statistics View data
  • Children in secure institutions, children’s homes and semi-independent living

    8,530
    Children in care living in secure insitutions, children's homes and semi-independent living (2018)
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  • Children in care living in other placements in the community

    3,100
    Children in care living in other placements in the community (2018)
    +1 Other statistic View data
  • Children in care living in other residential settings

    1,360
    Children in care living in other residential settings or residential schools (2018)
    +1 Other statistic View data
  • Children in care living with their parents

    4,700
    Children in care who live with their parents (2018)
    +1 Other statistic View data