Data set from Education provision: children under 5 years of age

Early years provision basis for funding (2018 - 2020)

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Early years
Education provision: children under 5 years of age
Release type
Geographic levels
Local authority, National, Regional
  • Funded entitement
  • Number of two year olds benefiting
  • Basis for funding
Time period
2018 to 2020

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Table showing first 5 rows, from underlying data
2020Reporting yearNationalE92000001England Funded entitlementTotal children143435
2020Reporting yearNationalE92000001England Funded entitlementEconomic criteria138506
2020Reporting yearNationalE92000001England Funded entitlementHigh level Special Educational Needs or disability2446
2020Reporting yearNationalE92000001England Funded entitlementLooked after or adopted from care3354
2020Reporting yearRegionalE92000001EnglandE12000001North East Funded entitlementTotal children9810

Variables in this data set

Table showing all 3 variables
Variable nameVariable description
basis_for_fundingBasis for funding - Select basis for funding: for example Economic criteria
entitlement_typeFunded entitement
number_2_year_oldsNumber of two year olds benefiting


  1. Figures exclude 2-year-olds at general hospital schools whose basis for funding was not collected.
  2. Count of children aged 2 at 31 December in the previous calendar year.
  3. Before using this table please check the methodology section for important information such as definitions, limitations and caveats about the data that may not be included in these footnotes.
  4. A 2-year-old can be counted under more than one basis for funding if more than one applies.

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