Press releases - 25% more young people placed in residential care in 2015 - Federal Statistical Office (Destatis)
WIESBADEN - In 2015, 49.500 children, young people and young adults were placed in residential care or in supported housing. As reported by the Federal Statistical Office (Destatis), this was an increase of 25% from a year earlier. The relevant number of boys and young men rose by 46% to 32,800. The proportion accounted for by boys and young men with a migrant background increased to 62% from just under 40% in 2014.
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