Number of Care Homes


The number of care homes across various sectors and clientele groups at council area and Scotland level.

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Data Dictionary

Column Type Label Description
Date numeric Format YYYYMMDD. This is the last day in the census year (31st March).
KeyStatistic text Number of Care Homes
CA text Council area code (2011 configuration)

Council area labels

CAQF text Qualifier for CA

Qualifier information

MainClientGroup text This is the group of adults in the care home(s) who make up the majority of all residents. Includes 'All Adults', 'Adults with Learning Disabilities', 'Adults with Mental Health Problems', 'Adults with Physical Disabilities', 'Older People Aged 65 and Older' and 'Other Groups'.
MainClientGroupQF text
Sector text The sector in which the care homes are run. Includes Private sector, Local Authority sector, Voluntary sector, and All sectors.
SectorQF text Qualifier for Sector indicating 'All sectors' totals

Qualifier information

Unit text Number
Value numeric Number of Care Homes
ValueQF text Qualifier for Value

Qualifier information

Additional Information

Field Value
Data last updated September 13, 2022
Metadata last updated April 30, 2019
Created April 30, 2019
Format text/csv
License UK Open Government Licence (OGL)
createdover 3 years ago
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