Rate of children with a Child Protection Plan

Monitoring

Number of children with Child Protection Plans (CPP) per 10,000 population aged 0-18 years

The rate of children subject to Child Protection Plans (CPPs) has increased during 20/21 against year-end 19/20. At the end of March 2020 there were 273 children subject to a plan, which has increased to 284 at the end of March 2021. This gives a rate per 10,000 Under 18s of 47.3.

During 20/21 to date, numbers were at their highest during August, with 304 children at the end of that month.  

Shropshire has a higher rate than the 2019/20 national average (42.8) and is also higher than the SN rate (36.9).