Number of children taken into care in England, by gender 2012-2018

This statistic shows the total number of children that were taken into care in England from 2012 to 2018, by gender. As of March 31, 2018, there were 17,990 boys and 14,060 girls taken into care over the course of the 2017/18 financial year.

Total number of children taken into care by childcare services in England from 2012 to 2018, by gender

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Sources

Release date

November 2018

Region

United Kingdom (England)

Survey time period

March 31, 2012 to March 31, 2018

Supplementary notes

* Only the first occasion on which a child started to be looked after in the year has been counted. Figures exclude children looked after under an agreed series of short term placements, but include children who were previously looked after under an agreed series of short term placements but have changed to become looked after under a different legal status (e.g. care order) in the year.

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