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.

Refugee children

2 Statistics


  • Children who were granted humanitarian protection on initial decision who applied as main applicants or dependants (UK)

    Refugee children
  • Unaccompanied asylum seeking children who require humanitarian protection

    Refugee children

Other groups in this category


  • Children believed to be radicalised

    110
    Children who received Channel Support (2018)
    +14 Other statistics View data
  • Children in families seeking asylum

    5,655
    Children in families seeking asylum aged 0-17 (2017)
    +4 Other statistics View data
  • Gypsy, Roma and Traveller children

    23,733
    Gypsy, Roma and Traveller children (2017)
    +2 Other statistics View data
  • LGBTQ+ children

    298,000
    Children who identify as gay, lesbian or bisexual (2017)
    +5 Other statistics View data
  • Unaccompanied asylum seeking children

    Unaccompanied asylum seeking children in care (2017, GOR areas)
    +7 Other statistics View data
  • Undocumented children

    120,000
    Children who are irregular migrants
    1 statistic View data