Statistics on children, youth and families in Louisiana from the Annie E. Casey Foundation and the Agenda for Children
Children in foster care
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Definition and Source
Rate - children in foster care per 1,000 children under age 18 in the population.
Data are unduplicated, so if a child entered and exited foster care multiple times over the course of the year, he/she would only be counted once.
Updated August 18, 2022.
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