Thank you for your email in which you asked for information from the Health and Care Professions Council’s register of Social Workers in England.
Your request has been handled under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) (2000).
Please find attached the following:
Attach 1 – This lists the total number of registered social workers in England broken down by gender and age within each Strategic Health Authority (SHA) as of 31 March 2016.
Attach 2 – This lists the total number of registered social workers in England broken down by gender and age at the time of registration.
We are unable to provide you with statistics on the qualification at registration as we do not hold this data.
If you are unhappy with the way your request for information has been handled, you can request a review by writing to:
Health and Care Professions Council
184 Kennington Park Road
If you remain dissatisfied with the handling of your request or complaint, you have a right to appeal to the Information Commissioner at:
The Information Commissioner's Office
Telephone: 08456 30 60 60 or 01625 54 57 45 Website: ico.gov.uk
There is no charge for making an appeal.