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Children Taken into care of all ages

I have been asked for figures as to the total number of children taken into care. I make a distinction between those children voluntarily placed in care under S20 and those subject to a care order (interim or final) emergency protection order or taken into police protection (often called wrongly a police protection order).
These are the figures I have
1993 4,000
1994 5,100
1995 5,600
1996 5,800
1997 6,100
1998 7,100
1999 7,100
2000 7,700
2001 7,000
2002 7,400
2003 8,100
2004 7,600
2005 7,800
2006 7,700
2007 7,700
2008 7,440
2009 8,180
2010 9,580
2011    9,560
2012   10,100
These come from SSDA903.


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