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 decreased during 21/22 against year-end 20/21. At the end of March 2021 there were 281 children subject to a plan, which has decreased to 265 at the end of June 2021. This gives a rate per 10,000 Under 18s of 43.9.

Despite the decrease, Shropshire has a slightly higher rate than the 2019/20 national average (42.8) and a higher rate than statistical neighbours (36.9).