Data on Adoption

Latest ASGLB data

Quarter 1 and Quarter 2 ASGLB data for 2018/19 is now available

The ASGLB data return is completed by every local authority, voluntary adoption agency, and regional adoption agency in England on a quarterly basis. The latest publicly available data covers the period up to 30 September 2018.  This data covers all local authorities and VAAs in England.

The key headlines for Quarter 1 are:

  • The number of children waiting at the end of June 2018 was 2770. This is a 5% increase from March 2018 when there were 2630 children waiting with a placement order not yet placed.
  • There were 900 new placement orders granted; an increase of 5% from March 2018 when there were 860 new placement orders
  • There were 830 registrations to become an adopter; a decrease of 14% from March 2018 when there were 960 registrations
  • There were 640 families approved for adoption; a decrease of 2% from March 2018 when there were 650 approvals

Please click to download the Business Intelligence Quarter 1 report and the Local Level ASGLB Quarter 1 data file

The key headlines for Quarter 2 are:

  • The number of children waiting at the end of September  2018  was 2730. This is a 6% decrease from June 2018 when there were 2990 children waiting with a placement order not yet placed.
  • There were 850 new placement orders granted; an decrease of 17% from June 2018 when there were 1030 new placement orders
  • There were 830 registrations to become an adopter; a decrease of 13% from June 2018 when there were 950 registrations
  • There were 700 families approved for adoption; an increase of 8% from June 2018 when there were 650 approvals

Please click to download the Business Intelligence Quarter 2 report and the Local Level ASGLB Quarter 2 data file

For previous releases of the Adoption and Special Guardianship Leadership Board quarterly reports published by the DfE please visit – DfE Adoption System Performance

NB: Please note that the quarter 1 data is updated with the quarter 2 data so figures may differ in the Headline Measures and Business Intelligence quarterly reports

 

 

Previous data publications:

Please click to download the Business Intelligence Quarter 4 report 2017/18 and the Local Level ASGLB Quarter 4 data file 2017/18

Please click to download the Business Intelligence Quarter 3 report 2017/18 and the Local Level ASGLB Quarter 3 data file 2017/19

Please click to download the Business Intelligence Quarter 1 report 2017/18 and the Local Level ASGLB Quarter 1 data file 2017/18

Please click to download the Business Intelligence Quarter 2 report 2017/18 and the Local Level ASGLB Quarter 2 2017/18 data file

For previous releases of the Adoption and Special Guardianship Leadership Board quarterly reports published by the DfE please visit – DfE Adoption System Performance