Collection

Statistics: childcare and early years

Childcare arrangements for all ages and early years provision for children who are 5 years of age or younger.

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Childcare and early years providers survey

We publish this release every 2 years.

Childcare and early years survey of parents

We publish this release every 2 years.

Provision for children under 5 years of age in England

We publish this release annually.

30 hours free childcare

Published 27 June 2013
Last updated 25 June 2020 + show all updates
  1. Added 'Education provision: children under 5 years of age, January 2020'.

  2. Added 'Childcare and early years survey of parents: 2019'.

  3. Added 'Childcare and early years providers survey: 2019'.

  4. Added 'Education provision: children under 5 years of age, January 2019'.

  5. Added 30 hours free childcare: summer term 2019.

  6. Added '30 hours free childcare: spring term 2019'.

  7. Added 'Childcare and early years survey of parents: 2018'.

  8. Added '30 hours free childcare: autumn term 2018'.

  9. Added document 'Childcare and early years providers survey: 2018' to the collection.

  10. Added ‘Education provision: children under 5 years of age, January 2018’ to the collection.

  11. Added '30 hours free childcare: summer term 2018'.

  12. Added '30 hours free childcare: spring term 2018'.

  13. Added 'Childcare and early years survey of parents: 2017'.

  14. Added '30 hours free childcare: autumn term 2017'.

  15. Added 'Education provision: children under 5 years of age, January 2017' to the collection.

  16. Added 'Childcare and early years providers survey: 2016'.

  17. Added 'Education provision: children under 5 years of age, January 2016'.

  18. Added 'Childcare and early years survey of parents: 2014 to 2015'.

  19. Added 'Provision for children under 5 years of age: January 2015'.

  20. Added the 'Childcare and early years providers survey: 2013' release.

  21. Added 'Provision for children under 5 years of age: January 2014' to the collection.

  22. Added 'Childcare and early years survey of parents: 2012 to 2013'

  23. First published.