||<p>The number of looked-after children placed in foster placements and residential
homes outside their local authority boundary since 2009 is shown in the attached table.</p><p>The
latest national figures on looked-after children by placement location are published
in Table A4 of the statistical release ‘Children looked after in England including
adoption: 2017 to 2018’ at <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/children-looked-after-in-england-including-adoption-2017-to-2018"