Data set from Childcare and early years survey of parents

Reasons for not using childcare in the last year

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The proportion of families who had not used any childcare in the last year selecting the reasons for not doing so.


Data set details

Theme
Early years
Publication
Childcare and early years survey of parents
Release type
Geographic levels
National
Indicators
  • Proportion selecting each response
Filters
  • Age of children in family
  • Reason selected
  • Type of reason: choice or constraint
Time period
2021

Data set preview

Table showing first 5 rows, from underlying data
time_periodtime_identifiergeographic_levelcountry_codecountry_nameAge_of_children_in_familyType_of_reasonReasonProportion
2021Calendar yearNationalE92000001EnglandPre-school onlyChoiceI would rather look after my child(ren) myself67
2021Calendar yearNationalE92000001EnglandPre-school onlyChoiceI rarely need to be away from my child(ren)24
2021Calendar yearNationalE92000001EnglandPre-school onlyChoiceMy child(ren) are old enough to look after themselves1
2021Calendar yearNationalE92000001EnglandPre-school onlyChoiceMy child(ren) are too young14
2021Calendar yearNationalE92000001EnglandPre-school onlyChoiceNo need to use childcare5

Variables in this data set

Table showing all 4 variables
Variable nameVariable description
Age_of_children_in_familyAge of children in family
ProportionProportion selecting each response
ReasonReason selected
Type_of_reasonType of reason: choice or constraint

Footnotes

  1. Low means the figure rounds to 0, but is not 0
  2. Caution should be taken with 2021 figures due to the potential impact of COVID disruptions on the 2021 data

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