Data set from Childcare and early years provider survey

Providers employing apprentices

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A time series of the proportion of providers that employ apprentices, and the number of apprentices that they employ.

Data set details

Early years
Childcare and early years provider survey
Release type
Geographic levels
  • Number of apprentices
  • Percentage of providers
  • Unweighted base
  • Provider type
Time period
2021 to 2023

Data set preview

Table showing first 5 rows, from underlying data
2023Calendar yearNationalE92000001EnglandNursery class childcare settings1114001890
2023Calendar yearNationalE92000001EnglandMaintained nursery schools31200140
2023Calendar yearNationalE92000001EnglandAll school-based providers1217002030
2023Calendar yearNationalE92000001EnglandPrivate group-based providers61207003359
2023Calendar yearNationalE92000001EnglandVoluntary group-based providers3029001511

Variables in this data set

Table showing all 4 variables
Variable nameVariable description
number_apprenticesNumber of apprentices
percent_employingPercentage of providers
provider_typeProvider type
unweighted_baseUnweighted base


  1. Only includes apprentices working directly with children
  2. All figures have been rounded to the nearest 100. They may not add up to totals due to rounding.

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