Table 4
Profile of new child protection cases, by year of initiation, selected provinces and territories, 2005/2006 to 2011/2012

Table 4
Profile of new child protection cases, by year of initiation, selected provinces and territories, 2005/2006 to 2011/2012
Table summary
This table displays the results of profile of new child protection cases. The information is grouped by type of case characteristic (appearing as row headers), 2005/ 2006, 2006/ 2007, 2007/ 2008, 2008/ 2009, 2009/ 2010, 2010/ 2011, 2011/ 2012, change from 2005/ 2006 to 2011/ 2012 and change from 2010/ 2011 to 2011/ 2012, calculated using number , percent , number and percent units of measure (appearing as column headers).
Type of case characteristic 2005/ 2006 2006/ 2007 2007/ 2008 2008/ 2009 2009/ 2010 2010/ 2011 2011/ 2012 Change from 2005/ 2006 to 2011/ 2012 Change from 2010/ 2011 to 2011/ 2012
number percent
Number of new child protection cases 16,538 15,623 14,786 13,640 13,490 12,819 12,904 -22 1
  percent
Percentage of child protection cases with single issue (no other child or family issues reported) 57 56 51 46 47 42 42 Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable
Percentage of cases still active in the year after case initiation 49 50 50 52 53 55 Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable
  percent
Activity in the first year of the case  
Percentage with a disposition 92 91 92 92 91 93 92 Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable
  number percent
Average number of documents filed in first year 5.8 7.0 7.8 8.4 8.5 8.6 9.0 Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable
Average number of dispositions in first year 3.7 4.0 4.2 4.2 4.5 4.7 4.8 Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable
Average weeks to first disposition (in first year) 3.6 3.5 3.2 3.2 3.0 3.1 2.9 Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable
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