This release combines the 'Early years providers and places' and the 'Early years inspections and outcomes' statistical releases.
These statistics covering childcare in England are made up of:
- key findings, charts and tables in PDF and Word format
- tables, charts and individual provider-level data in Excel format
The data covers:
- registered childcare providers and places as at 31 August 2015
- movement in childcare sector between 31 March 2015 and 31 August 2015
- most recent inspection outcomes as at 31 August 2015
- provisional data for inspections completed between 1 April 2015 and 31 August 2015
- revised data for inspections completed between 1 January 2015 and 31 March 2015
This release has been introduced following consultation with users and combines the ‘Early years providers and places’ and the ‘Early Years inspections and outcomes’ statistical releases.
Official statistics are produced impartially and free from political influence.