Children In Need

A child in need is defined under the Children Act 1989 as a child who is unlikely to reach or maintain a satisfactory level of health or development, or their health or development will be significantly impaired without the provision of services, or the child is disabled. This measure is children in need as a percentage of all persons aged 0 to 24.

 

Count

Area 2014 2015 2016
South Hams 008C # # #
Q3 - Average 2,126 1,567 1,570
South Hams 502 388 387
Devon 7,515 5,578 5,468
Western Locality 523 385 401

# = less than 5

 

Crude rate (%)

Area 2014 2015 2016
South Hams 008C # # #
Q3 - Average 3.3% 2.4% 2.4%
South Hams 2.5% 1.9% 1.9%
Devon 3.6% 2.7% 2.7%
Western Locality 2.6% 1.9% 2.0%

 

Trend of children in need as a percentage of all people aged 0 to 24

 

Children in need as a percentage of all people aged 0 to 24

 

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