Research and analysis

Provider finances: evidence from early years providers

Research into early years provider finances based on survey data from 2018.

Documents

Providers’ finances: evidence from the survey of childcare and early years providers 2018

Details

This report uses data from the survey of childcare and early years providers for 2018 to analyse provider finances including the:

  • total cost and total income of delivering childcare
  • variation in unit costs and staff hourly pay
  • patterns in parent-paid hourly fees and additional charges for parents

It aims to develop an understanding of the financial models of different types of settings.

Published 28 March 2019
Last updated 12 April 2019 + show all updates
  1. Corrected the figure, on page 29, of staff in settings with at least one male member of staff - from 33% to 23%.
  2. First published.