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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
Holsworthy 113 89 85
Q2 - Above Average 2,653 1,843 1,846
Torridge 592 444 438
Devon 7,515 5,578 5,468
Northern LCP 1,487 1,145 1,106

 

Crude rate (%)

Area 2014 2015 2016
Holsworthy 2.8% 2.2% 2.1%
Q2 - Above Average 5.1% 3.6% 3.6%
Torridge 3.6% 2.7% 2.6%
Devon 3.6% 2.7% 2.7%
Northern LCP 3.6% 2.7% 2.7%

 

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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