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S5W-13978: Iain Gray (East Lothian)

Scottish Labour

Date lodged: 22 January 2018

To ask the Scottish Government what percentage of children who were looked after for at least part of 2015-16 are in positive destinations, broken down by (a) local authority, (b) on leaving school and (c) 9 months after leaving school.

Answered by: Maree Todd 29 January 2018

The table above shows percentages of children looked after in each local authority in Scotland who were in positive destinations a) on leaving school, and b) 9 months after leaving school. The figures are broken down by whether the child was looked after for the full year or only part of the year. * Numbers under 5 have been redacted for data protection.

Local Authority

Positive %

Negative %

Positive %

Negative %

Total number of school leavers looked after for the full year

Positive %

Negative %

Positive %

Negative %

Total number of school leavers looked after for part of the year

Aberdeen City

87

13

73

27

15

35

65

35

65

26

Aberdeenshire

77

23

77

23

13

76

24

59

41

17

Angus

86

14

71

29

7

75

25

58

42

24

Argyll & Bute

60

40

80

20

5

63

38

63

38

8

Clackmannanshire

60

40

60

40

10

50

50

17

83

6

Dumfries & Galloway

100

0

54

46

13

68

32

74

26

19

Dundee City

75

25

68

32

19

63

38

13

88

8

East Ayrshire

65

35

65

35

17

58

42

75

25

12

East Dunbartonshire

100

0

75

25

*

75

25

25

75

*

East Lothian

91

9

100

0

11

54

46

54

46

13

East Renfrewshire

100

0

50

50

*

50

50

50

50

*

Edinburgh, City of

83

17

65

35

52

72

28

70

30

46

Eilean Siar

0

0

0

0

0

100

0

100

0

*

Falkirk

86

14

64

36

14

67

33

67

33

12

Fife

86

14

86

14

42

50

50

33

67

44

Glasgow

86

14

76

24

63

73

27

45

55

11

Highland

84

16

79

21

19

82

18

74

26

34

Inverclyde

50

50

75

25

*

80

20

40

60

5

Midlothian

75

25

50

50

8

79

21

74

26

19

Moray

60

40

60

40

10

60

40

60

40

5

North Ayrshire

80

20

67

33

15

79

21

57

43

14

North Lanarkshire

74

26

63

37

19

58

42

50

50

12

Orkney Islands

0

100

100

0

*

0

100

0

100

*

Perth & Kinross

91

9

91

9

11

90

10

80

20

10

Renfrewshire

57

43

57

43

21

52

48

48

52

21

Scottish Borders

73

27

82

18

11

78

22

67

33

9

Shetland Islands

100

0

100

0

*

50

50

50

50

*

South Ayrshire

62

38

62

38

13

85

15

70

30

20

South Lanarkshire

71

29

71

29

14

69

31

56

44

16

Stirling

67

33

63

38

8

57

43

43

57

7

West Dunbartonshire

80

20

80

20

10

22

78

22

78

9

West Lothian

46

54

62

38

13

74

26

52

48

23

All Scotland

78

22

71

29

466

66

34

56

44

462

 

Full year initial destinations

Full year follow up destination (after 9 months)

Part year initial destination

Part year follow up destination (after 9 months)

Total numbers of looked after school leavers in each local authority have been included for context. Numbers under 5 have been redacted for data protection and replaced with *.

 

The following table shows percentages of children looked after in each local authority in Scotland who were in positive destinations a) on leaving school, and b) 9 months after leaving school. The figures are broken down by whether the child was looked after for the full year or only part of the year.