Foster care placement in the Virgin Islands

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 and rate (per 1,000 population) of children ages 0-18 who are removed under the authority of the Department of Human Services from the custody of a parent or caregiver, due to abuse or neglect, and placed temporarily with a family who will provide care.

Data Source: Department of Human Services

Population data is from Virgin Islands Community Survey, Eastern Caribbean Center, University of the Virgin Islands.