Data set from Childcare and early years provider survey

Surplus places

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The percentage of providers with one or more surplus place, and the number and percentage of places that are surplus, broken down by provider type.


Data set details

Theme
Early years
Publication
Childcare and early years provider survey
Release type
Geographic levels
National
Indicators
  • Mean number of surplus places per provider
  • Percentage of places that are surplus
  • Percentage of providers with one or more surplus place
Filters
  • Provider and session type
Time period
2023

Data set preview

Table showing first 5 rows, from underlying data
time_periodtime_identifiergeographic_levelcountry_codecountry_nameprovider_typepercent_providerspercent_placestotal_placesave_places
2023Calendar yearNationalE92000001EnglandNursery class childcare settings (full day)54.64919.903415004.842
2023Calendar yearNationalE92000001EnglandNursery class childcare settings (morning)54.84019.485351004.012
2023Calendar yearNationalE92000001EnglandNursery class childcare settings (afternoon)59.17827.791440005.048
2023Calendar yearNationalE92000001EnglandMaintained nursery schools (full day)52.16710.82527007.476
2023Calendar yearNationalE92000001EnglandMaintained nursery schools (morning)52.5438.78219005.316

Variables in this data set

Table showing all 5 variables
Variable nameVariable description
ave_placesMean number of surplus places per provider
percent_placesPercentage of places that are surplus
percent_providersPercentage of providers with one or more surplus place
provider_typeProvider and session type
total_placesTotal number of surplus places

Footnotes

  1. "Total number of surplus places" has been rounded to the nearest 100. Figures may not add up to totals due to rounding.
  2. Figures refer to spare places at providers offering each specific type of provision i.e. they include providers who offer that type of provision but have no spare capacity, but not providers who do not offer that type of provision.
  3. Figures refer to providers offering each specific type of provision.  Providers who do not offer that type of provision are excluded.

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