Data set from Childcare and early years provider survey

Proportion of providers that are part of a chain

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The proportion of group-based providers that are part of a chain of providers.

Data set details

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

Data set preview

Table showing first 3 rows, from underlying data
2023Calendar yearNationalE92000001EnglandPrivate group-based providers433356
2023Calendar yearNationalE92000001EnglandVoluntary group-based providers111509
2023Calendar yearNationalE92000001EnglandAll group-based providers335121

Variables in this data set

Table showing all 3 variables
Variable nameVariable description
percentagePercentage of providers
provider_typeProvider type
unweighted_baseUnweighted base


  1. Due to differences between the way that the survey was completed in 2023 and the way that previous years' surveys were completed, figures in this table cannot be compared with those for previous years

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