Change Indicator

Foster care entries in New Hampshire

Foster care entries

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Note: Non-consecutive years appear adjacent in the trend line
because one or more years have been deselected.

Why This Indicator Matters

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Definition and Source



Number of children ages 0 to 17 who entered foster care during the fiscal year. Rate is number of children entering foster care per 1000 children.

Data Source

U.S Department of Human Services, Children's Bureau, Adoption and Foster Care Analysis and Reporting System (AFCARS).


Updated February 2023.

N.A. = Not Available.
S = Suppressed.

NCANDS is a voluntary data collection system that gathers information from all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico about reports of child abuse and neglect. States submit NCANDS data annually and voluntarily. Submissions are received during the NCANDS reporting period of October 1 to September 30.

Last Updated

February 2023