Early years census 2016: guide

Guide to help local authorities and early years providers, who receive direct government funding, prepare and return the 2016 census.


Early years census 2016: guide


This guide is for the 2016 early years census. It includes:

  • changes from the 2015 census
  • the scope of the 2016 census
  • the statutory basis of the census
  • important dates
  • a glossary of data items
  • detailed codesets