An annual report which includes information on the characteristics and attributes of children receiving care and support.

Data also covers primary needs, parental capacity, health, disabilities and the education attainments.

Key points

  • There were 16,080 children receiving care and support included in the CRCS census at 31 March 2018, which was a rate of 256 per 10,000 children aged under 18 years. Of these, 8,870 (55%) were boys and 7,210 (45%) were girls.
  • One-fifth (21%) of children receiving care and support had a disability.
  • Parental mental ill health capacity factor was recorded for almost a third of children receiving care and support.
  • The attainment of children receiving care and support at the Foundation Phase and each Key Stage assessment was much lower than the average for all pupils.

Reports

Wales Children Receiving Care and Support Census, as at 31 March 2018 (experimental statistics)
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Data

Datasets and interactive tools

Contact

Rhys Strafford

Tel: 0300 025 0058

Media

Tel: 0300 025 8099