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Statistics on looked after children in England

Statistics on looked after children in England

The Department for Education has published statistics on looked after children in England. The data shows that the number of children looked after in England has increased by 4% to 78,150 as of 31 March 2019. However, the number of children starting to be looked after during the year is down 2% to 31,680. The statistics also show that adoptions from care continues to fall. 

The statistics can be found here