% of care leavers at age 17-21 who are engaged in education, training or employment

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The end of 2015 saw a jump in performance for this measure. Since this time, the figure had been maintained at around 70%, demonstrating the effectiveness of the advice and support offered to care leavers.

The most recent report of this measure has seen a drop of 10 percentage points when compared to previous reports. Due to the relatively small number of Care Leavers this measure can be susceptible to large variation over the year. July to September 2017 has been significantly impacted by four unaccompanied asylum seeking children who have gone long-term missing.

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