Data set from Childcare and early years provider survey

30 hour entitlement 3 and 4 year olds

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A time series of the number and proportion of providers providing childcare to one or more 3 and 4 year olds funded through the 30-hour entitlement.  See Section 8 of the release for more details of the different entitlements.

Data set details

Early years
Childcare and early years provider survey
Release type
Geographic levels
  • 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 settings792473
2023Calendar yearNationalE92000001EnglandMaintained nursery schools97140
2023Calendar yearNationalE92000001EnglandAll school-based providers792613
2023Calendar yearNationalE92000001EnglandPrivate group-based providers934187
2023Calendar yearNationalE92000001EnglandVoluntary group-based providers932133

Variables in this data set

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


  1. Excludes providers that do not look after any 3- or 4-year-old children

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