Data set from Childcare and early years provider survey

Mean and median hourly fee for children aged 3 and 4 by LA

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Mean and median parent-paid fees for children aged 3 and 4 broken down by local authority.  In order to help interpret the mean, the table shows 95% confidence intervals.  Based on the responses we received to the survey, we can be 95% confident that the mean for all providers in the local authority lies between the lower and upper values.  Figures for some local authorities are based on small sample sizes (less than 30).


Data set details

Theme
Early years
Publication
Childcare and early years provider survey
Release type
Geographic levels
Local authority
Indicators
  • Lower 95% CI
  • Mean hourly fee
  • Median hourly fee
Time period
2023

Data set preview

Table showing first 5 rows, from underlying data
time_periodtime_identifiergeographic_levelcountry_codecountry_nameregion_coderegion_nameold_la_codenew_la_codela_namemean_hourly_feemedian_hourly_feeunweighted_baselower_ciupper_ci
2023Calendar yearLocal authorityE92000001EnglandE12000003Yorkshire and The Humber810E06000010Kingston upon Hull, City of4.654.5414.135.16
2023Calendar yearLocal authorityE92000001EnglandE12000003Yorkshire and The Humber382E08000034Kirklees5.044.7514.665.42
2023Calendar yearLocal authorityE92000001EnglandE12000002North West353E08000004Oldham5.775394.387.15
2023Calendar yearLocal authorityE92000001EnglandE12000005West Midlands893E06000051Shropshire5.325814.935.71
2023Calendar yearLocal authorityE92000001EnglandE12000003Yorkshire and The Humber372E08000018Rotherham4.684.5364.414.95

Variables in this data set

Table showing all 5 variables
Variable nameVariable description
lower_ciLower 95% CI
mean_hourly_feeMean hourly fee
median_hourly_feeMedian hourly fee
unweighted_baseUnweighted base
upper_ciUpper 95% CI

Footnotes

  1. Due to insufficient sample size, data on parent-paid fees charged by childcare providers in Rutland for children aged 3 and 4 are unavailable.  An estimate has been made of the mean fee charged by providers in Rutland based on average fees data for Rutland in 2022 and the increase in average fees for children aged 2 in Rutland between 2022 and 2023.

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