The Department for Education (DfE) has updated statistics for 2017/18 on the number of children looked after in England.

Key statistics include: on 31 March 2018 there were 75,420 looked after children in England, an increase of 4 per cent from 72,590 on 31 March 2017; 3,820 children ceased to be looked after due to adoption, a decrease of 13 per cent on 2017.

Source: DfE

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