Monday, November 03, 2008

Girls in council care

Neath Port Talbot has nearly 20% more girls in council care per head of population than our neighbouring authority, Bridgend, which is of comparable size, and far more than Cardiff or Swansea.

This table is derived from figures published by Data Unit Wales.


Neath Port Talbot

Swansea

Cardiff

Bridgend

Population of girls*

14,843

22,182

32,748

14,933

Looked-after girls*

140

170

235

125

Looked-after girls*/1,000 population

9.97

7.66

7.18

8.37



*females aged 0-17
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