Childcare in the United Kingdom (UK)

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Statista dossier about childcare in the United Kingdom

This dossier presents statistics about adoptions and foster care in the United Kingdom. From up to date information on adoption numbers (including historical data to allow for trend analysis), to demographic data of the children, this dossier gives a detailed insight into childcare in the UK.

Table of contents

  • 1. Overview
    • Number of children looked after in England in 2011-2016

    • Rate of children in care in England (UK) 2010-2015

    • Number of children looked after in England in 2015-2016, by region

    • Number of children looked after in England, by category of need 2016

    • Share of children looked after in England, by gender 2012-2016

    • Share of children looked after in England, by age group 2016

    • Number of children looked after in England, by ethnicity 2016

    • Number of ceased placements of children in care England 2016, by duration

    • Number of children leaving care in England, by gender 2012-2016

    • Number of children looked after in Wales in 2015-2016, by placement

    • Number of children looked after in Wales in 2015-2016, by age and gender

    • Number of adoptions of looked after children in Wales 2015-2016, by duration of care

    • Number of children looked after in Scotland 2015, by placement type

    • Number of children looked after in Northern Ireland 2014-2015, by placement type

  • 2. Fostering
    • Children entering care system in England (UK) 2010-2015

    • Age of children entering care system in England 2011-2015

    • Children in foster care in England (UK) 2010-2015

    • Number of ceased foster placements in England, by duration 2016

    • Children looked after by foster carers or prospective adopters in Scotland 2000-2015

  • 3. Adoptions
    • Children placed for adoption in England 2010-2015

    • Children adopted in England 2010-2015

    • Number of ceased adoption placements England 2016, by duration

    • Age of children successfully adopted in England 2015

    • Number of adoptions of looked after children in Wales 2015-2016, by duration of care

    • Number of children looked after in Wales in 2015-2016, by age and gender

  • Language: English
  • Released: March 2017
  • Source(s): Statista
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