statistics

Children looked after in England (including adoption and care leavers) year ending 31 March 2011

Statistical release that provides information about looked after children in England for the year ending 31 March 2011. It includes information on the number of looked after children, the reason why a child is looked after, their legal status and placement type.

It also includes information on the number of children who started to be looked after during the year ending 31 March 2011 and the number of children who ceased to be looked after during the year.

Alcohol brief interventions 2010/11

Total number of alcohol brief interventions delivered by Health Boards during 2008/09, 2009/10 and 2010/11 in accordance with the HEAT H4 target. These contain revised figures for the years 2008/09 and 2009/10.

Free personal and nursing care, Scotland, 2009-10

Statistics release which presents the latest figures for free personal care (FPC) and free nursing care (FNC). The figures presented differ slightly from previous publications due to corrections being submitted during the validation process.

Prison statistics Scotland: 2010-11

Statistical bulletin that forms part of a series on the criminal justice system, and shows data up to 2010-11 on Scottish prison population level and characteristics, receptions to/liberations from Scottish prisons, and international comparisons.

Scotland's people: annual report 2009/2010 - Scottish household survey

The Scottish Household Survey (SHS) is a continuous survey based on a sample of the general population in private residences in Scotland.

Child health profiles

Child Health Profiles provide a snapshot of child health and well-being for each local authority in England using key health indicators, which enables comparison locally, regionally and nationally.

Educational outcomes for Scotland's looked after children, 2009/10

Publication that contains statistics obtained from linking, for the first time, looked after children‟s data provided by local authority social work services departments with educational data provided by publicly funded schools, the Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA) and Skills Development Scotland (SDS).

It presents key findings on a range of educational outcome statistics for children or young people who have been looked after continuously during the 12-month period, in different types of care placements, and for pupils with multiple placements within the school year.

Staff of Scottish local authority social work services, 2010

Publication that contains statistics obtained from the staffing census held across all local authorities on 4 October 2010. It presents findings from a range of statistics to provide an overall picture on staffing levels, and details about the staff in filled posts.

Poverty and income inequality in Scotland: 2009-10

This publication presents annual estimates of the proportion and number of children, working age adults and pensioners living in low income households in Scotland and the distribution of household income across Scotland.

The estimates are used to monitor progress towards UK and Scottish Government targets to reduce poverty and income inequality. The data published for the first time here are for the financial year April 2009 to March 2010.

Number of people with dementia in Scotland 2011

Statistics publication from Alzheimer's Scotland on the number of people with dementia in Scotland.