Comparisons

LAC - Accommodation (2018)

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The accommodation profile of looked after children in Glasgow and Scotland as at 31st July 2017 have some similarities and some differences.  The majority of looked after children either live at home with their parents or with relatives/friends, although the percentage of those living at home with their parents is much lower in Glasgow than in Scotland as a whole.

Only about 5% of looked after children lived in residential accommodation.

LAC by Age Group (2018)

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The vast majority of looked after children in Glasgow and Scotland are between the ages of 5 and 15.  There are slightly greater proportion of children aged 16 and over who are looked after in Glasgow compared to Scotland but a slightly lower proportion of looked after children under 5.