Official Statistics

Childcare and early years providers survey: 2019

Statistics on the characteristics of early years providers in England.

Documents

Main summary: survey of childcare and early years providers 2019

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LA fees summary: survey of childcare and early years providers 2019

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Details

This release gives information on the main characteristics of childcare and early years provision in England, including:

  • provider characteristics
  • number of places
  • number of children attending
  • staff characteristics and qualifications
  • fees

Early years and childcare research and analysis

Email EY.AnalysisANDResearch@education.gov.uk

Telephone - Laura Hunnikin: 0207 654 6001

Published 7 November 2019
Last updated 18 February 2021 + show all updates
  1. Added a new 'Proportion of Early Years staff by age group' (table 28) to the 'Main tables: survey of childcare and early years providers 2019' spreadsheet.

  2. Added a new 'Ethnicity of staff as a proportion of Early Years staff' table to the 'Main tables: survey of childcare and early years providers 2019' spreadsheet.

  3. Updated main tables spreadsheet: added additional tables (25a to 25d and 26) covering workforce qualifications and proportion of staff earning under the national minimum wage. Updated data on average number of spare places in Tables 10a and 10b and data on total number of paid staff by region in Tables 12a and 12b. Formatting amends made to technical document.

  4. First published.