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Child Protection


This is an annual data collection with the results being used to monitor policy issues arising around child protection, including the number of child protection investigations, case conferences, registrations, de-registrations and the number of children on child protection registers. Child Protection data is usually published annually. The most recent publication can be found here.

From the 2012-13 reporting year onwards, the survey has been individual-level and you will only be required to follow and complete one submission process via ProcXed.

Key Information

Key Information


Nature of Exchange

Local Authority Social Work to Scottish Government


Individual children


1 August 2017 to 31 July 2018

Submission to Scottish Government

2 November 2018

Month of publication





You can locate the Looked After Children, Child Protection, and Secure Units Statistics Privacy Notices and Data Sharing Statements here

Survey Dcocumentation