Data set from Childcare and early years provider survey

Providers employing temporary staff

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

Data set details

Early years
Childcare and early years provider survey
Release type
Geographic levels
  • Number of temporary staff
  • 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 settings3146001874
2023Calendar yearNationalE92000001EnglandMaintained nursery schools73800138
2023Calendar yearNationalE92000001EnglandAll school-based providers3354002012
2023Calendar yearNationalE92000001EnglandPrivate group-based providers28147003344
2023Calendar yearNationalE92000001EnglandVoluntary group-based providers3247001509

Variables in this data set

Table showing all 4 variables
Variable nameVariable description
number_staffNumber of temporary staff
percent_employingPercentage of providers
provider_typeProvider type
unweighted_baseUnweighted base


  1. All figures have been rounded to the nearest 100. They may not add up to totals due to rounding.
  2. Excludes volunteer staff and apprentices. Staff that do not work directly with children e.g. administrative staff are excluded.

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