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.

Children in alternative education

23 Statistics


  • Children in local authority alternative provision (Age: 0-17)

    Children in alternative education
  • Children in local authority alternative provision (Gender: All)

    Children in alternative education
  • Children in local authority alternative provision (2019, Age: 0-17)

    Children in alternative education
  • Children in local authority alternative provision (2017, Gender: All)

    Children in alternative education
  • Children in local authority alternative provision

    Children in alternative education
  • 36,752

    Children in local authority alternative provision or pupil referral units (2017)

    Children in alternative education
  • 40,694

    Children in local authority alternative provision or pupil referral units (2019)

    Children in alternative education
  • Children in local authority alternative provision or pupil referral units

    Children in alternative education
  • Children in pupil referral units (Gender: All)

    Children in alternative education
  • Children in pupil referral units (Gender: Male)

    Children in alternative education
  • Children in pupil referral units (Gender: Female)

    Children in alternative education
  • Children in pupil referral units (Gender: All)

    Children in alternative education
  • Children in pupil referral units (2019, Age: 0-17)

    Children in alternative education
  • Children in pupil referral units (2017, Gender: All)

    Children in alternative education
  • Children in pupil referral units (2019, LA areas)

    Children in alternative education
  • Children in pupil referral units (2017, GOR areas)

    Children in alternative education
  • Children in pupil referral units

    Children in alternative education
  • Children who are home-educated on school census day (Gender: Female)

    Children in alternative education
  • Children who are home-educated on school census day (Gender: Male)

    Children in alternative education
  • Children who are home-educated on school census day (Gender: All)

    Children in alternative education
  • 45,500

    Children who are home-educated on school census day

    Children in alternative education
  • 52,700

    Children who are home-educated

    Children in alternative education
  • 8,900

    Children who are home-educated and subsequently returning to school

    Children in alternative education

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  • Children excluded from school

    Children who are permanently excluded from school (2016, GOR areas)
    +11 Other statistics View data
  • Children in prison

    26,681
    Youth cautions or court sentences given to children, year ending 31 March (2018, Gender: All, Area: England and Wales, Country areas)
    +117 Other statistics View data
  • Children involved in gangs

    29,000
    Children aged between 10 and 17 who are members of a street gang (2018)
    +10 Other statistics View data
  • Children missing from mainstream education

    49,187
    Children reported as missing education during the year
    +1 Other statistic View data
  • Children not in education, employment or training

    Young people not in education, employment or training - quarterly
    +8 Other statistics View data
  • Children who are bullied

    805,738
    Children who have been bullied in the last 12 months (aged 12 -17)
    +1 Other statistic View data
  • Missing children

    55,807
    Children reported missing during the year
    +29 Other statistics View data