Foster Care - March 31 snapshot by age group (2001-2013) in Pennsylvania

Change Indicator


Data Provided By
Note: Non-consecutive years appear adjacent in the trend line
because one or more years have been deselected.

Definitions: The number of children of all ages placed out of home on a given day (3/31). Out-of-home placements include family foster homes, group homes, community-based placement, emergency placement, supervised independent living, residential placement, secure detention and secure residential placement.

Data Source: AFCARS Longitudinal File prepared for Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare, Office of Children, Youth and Families by Hornby Zeller Associates, Inc.

Footnotes: The sum of the age groups will not total 'All Age Groups' due to those cases where age is unknown.