This bulletin presents first release summary statistics on children's social care in Northern Ireland for year ending 31 March. Where data are available, each section will provide information on the latest annual figures including a Trust breakdown, detailed commentary, and an overview of how the latest annual figures compare to recent trends. The bulletin is based on Children Order Returns used to collect aggregated statistics on children in need, child protection and looked after children.
Source agency: Health, Social Service and Public Safety (Northern Ireland)
Designation: National Statistics
Alternative title: Chidren's Social Care Statistics