Children in foster care by age group in South Carolina

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

Definitions: Total number of children in foster care by age group at the end of each state fiscal year as reported by the S.C. Department of Social Services Office of Case Management.

Data Source: S.C. Department of Social Services, Office of Case Management (most recent report): Total Children in Foster Care on June 30, 2019 - County of Origin.

Note: Regional totals in this table were assigned to the appropriate county through a special tabulation by the S.C. Department of Social Services, Statistical Design and Analysis Accountability, Data, and Research Division.

State totals in this table do not include persons over age 18.

Footnotes: Year 2017 means SFY 2018-2019.

Last updated July 2020.