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

Area201420152016
South Hams 001A###
Q5 - Least Deprived567460408
South Hams502388387
Devon7,5155,5785,468
Western LCP523385401

# = less than 5

 

Crude rate (%)

Area201420152016
South Hams 001A###
Q5 - Least Deprived1.8%1.5%1.3%
South Hams2.5%1.9%1.9%
Devon3.6%2.7%2.7%
Western LCP2.6%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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