This Ofsted dataset contains information from around 80 per cent of both local authority and independent fostering services across England, for the year ending 31 March 2009. It includes data on the numbers and profiles of foster carers, types of foster care, registrations and deregistrations and various other matters.
This page provides access to all the statistics from the Community Information branch of the Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety in Northern Ireland. Of particular interest are the Children Order statistics, the outcomes statistics and the statistics on care leavers.
This page on the Department for Education website contains links to all the statistics produced by the department on issues relating to looked after children in England. It includes links to the outcome and overall looked after children statistics.