Data set from Childcare and early years provider survey

Total number of spare places and average spare places per provider (2022)

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The number of spare (or “surplus”) places, and the average number of surplus places per provider, broken down by provider type.  A provider has “surplus” places if it is willing and able to take an additional child or children, over and above those children that are already booked.


Data set details

Theme
Early years
Publication
Childcare and early years provider survey
Release type
Geographic levels
National
Indicators
  • Average surplus places per provider
  • Percentage of places that are surplus
  • Percentage of providers with one or more surplus place
Filters
  • Provider and session type
Time period
2022

Data set preview

Table showing first 5 rows, from underlying data
time_periodtime_identifiergeographic_levelcountry_codecountry_nameprovider_typepercent_providerspercent_placestotal_placesave_places
2022Calendar yearNationalE92000001EnglandSchool-based provider offering nursery (full day)5020388005
2022Calendar yearNationalE92000001EnglandSchool-based provider offering nursery (morning)5219350004
2022Calendar yearNationalE92000001EnglandSchool-based provider offering nursery (afternoon)5430423005
2022Calendar yearNationalE92000001EnglandMaintained nursery school (full day)581324007
2022Calendar yearNationalE92000001EnglandMaintained nursery school (morning)541016004

Variables in this data set

Table showing all 5 variables
Variable nameVariable description
ave_placesAverage surplus places per provider
percent_placesPercentage of places that are surplus
percent_providersPercentage of providers with one or more surplus place
provider_typeProvider and session type
total_placesTotal number of surplus places

Footnotes

  1. "Total number of surplus places" has been rounded to the nearest 100. Figures may not add up to totals due to rounding.

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