Statistics about children in care – June 2016

13 October, 2016

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The year 2015-16 saw the number of South Australian children under care and guardianship-to-18 orders increase by 324 or 12 per cent since June 2015.

.Also increased was the proportion of children in care of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander heritage from 29.4 to 32.8 per cent and the proportion in kinship care from 37.6 to 39.5 per cent.

.There is also data on where children in care live, gender and age breakdowns as well as data on the numbers of children held in secure care in Statistics about children in care and secure care – June 2016.

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