Data set from Childcare and early years provider survey

Proportion of children with SEND

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A time series of the proportion of children registered with providers with SEND, broken down by provider type.

Data set details

Early years
Childcare and early years provider survey
Release type
Geographic levels
  • Percentage of children with SEND
  • Unweighted base
  • Provider type
Time period
2022 to 2023

Data set preview

Table showing first 5 rows, from underlying data
2023Calendar yearNationalE92000001EnglandNursery class childcare settings151820
2023Calendar yearNationalE92000001EnglandMaintained nursery schools29136
2023Calendar yearNationalE92000001EnglandAll school-based providers161956
2023Calendar yearNationalE92000001EnglandPrivate group-based providers101865
2023Calendar yearNationalE92000001EnglandVoluntary group-based providers17822

Variables in this data set

Table showing all 3 variables
Variable nameVariable description
percentagePercentage of children with SEND
provider_typeProvider type
unweighted_baseUnweighted base


  1. The proportion is defined as the number of children with SEND divided by the number of registered places.

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