Children and young people

Good health, wellbeing and resilience are key for all our children. It is a Local Authority's statutory responsibility to commission public health services for children and young people aged 0-19 years. This page sets out sources of data related to Children and Young People’s health and wellbeing.


BCP Council – Population Page

BCP Pupil Forecasts 2020

Dorset Council – Key Facts and Figures

General overview of health 

JSNA Annual Narratives

BCP Child Health Profiles - OHID

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BCP Infant and Child Health inequalities

State of BCP 2023

Dorset Child Health Profiles - OHID

Dorset Council Children's Topic Area

Dorset Inequalities

Maternity and early years

NHS Digital - Maternity Services Monthly Statistics

Public Health – Health Visiting and Breastfeeding Data

Education, skills and learning

​Wider determinants of health profile

Exclusions Data

Pupil Attendance Data


BCP 2022 Infographic

Dorset SEND Statistics - Local Offer

Dorset SEND Report (LGA)

Dorset 2022 Infographic


Pan-Dorset ADHD and Autism Needs Assessment

Emotional health and wellbeing

Healthwatch – Your Mind, Your Say

Health Needs Assessment of the Wellbeing and Mental Health of Children and Young People in Dorset

Oral Health

Healthwatch NHS Dental Care Report

Healthy Weight and Physical Activity

National Child Measurement Programme – Public Health Data

​Pan-Dorset Active Lives Children and Young People Survey

Small Area NCMP data


BCP Immunisations Data

Dorset Immunisations Data


BCP Childcare Sufficiency Assessment

BCP Parent’s Childcare Survey 2019

COVID impact on children and young people in BCP