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Children’s social work workforce census

The children’s social work workforce census is collected annually. The census spans from 1 October to 30 September. Data is submitted to Department for Education (DfE.)

The return captures:

  • the number of social workers
  • the number of starters and leavers
  • basic characteristics of social workers
  • reasons for leaving
  • the number of days social workers were absent
  • time in service

View return data (CSV files)