Data and insight
Our data and insight
As the regulator we have an important and informed viewpoint, drawing on our data, our research, our engagement, and our experience. Sharing data and insight we hold about the social work profession and our regulation helps us to support leaders and policy makers to drive change, and ensure our processes are safe and fair.
We have shared reports below on data and insight on our fitness to practise referrals and outcomes, registration data and our initial analysis of diversity data within our fitness to practise process.
Registration and fitness to practise data
Monthly data relating to our social work register and fitness to practise cases.Explore the registration and fitness to practise data
Social Work England’s fitness to practise process: an initial analysis of diversity data
This report sets out our initial analysis of the diversity data we collected from social workers up until 31 March 2023. It provides an initial picture of what this data tells us about our fitness to practise referrals, progression through our fitness to practise process and our plans for further research and analysis.Read the initial analysis report
Fitness to practise referrals and outcomes data
This report looks at the referral sources, types of concern raised and an analysis of the outcomes at triage, case examiner and hearing stages.Read the fitness to practise referrals and outcomes report
Overseas application data
The Professional Qualifications Act requires that we publicly report data on overseas applications. We will update this information quarterly.Read the latest overseas application data