Statistics from Ofsted for early years and childcare.

There is also a collection for children’s centres.

Official statistics

  1. Childcare providers and inspections as at 31 March 2020
    • Official Statistics
  2. Childcare providers and inspections as at 31 December 2019
    • Official Statistics
  3. Childcare providers and inspections as at 31 August 2019
    • Official Statistics
  4. Childcare providers and inspections as at 31 March 2019
    • Official Statistics
  5. Childcare providers and inspections as at 31 December 2018
    • Official Statistics
  6. Childcare providers and inspections as at 31 August 2018
    • Official Statistics
  7. Childcare providers and inspections as at 31 March 2018
    • Official Statistics
  8. Childcare providers and inspections as at 31 December 2017
    • Official Statistics
  9. Childcare providers and inspections as at 31 August 2017
    • Official Statistics
  10. Childcare providers and inspections as at 31 March 2017
    • Official Statistics
  11. Childcare providers and inspections as at 31 December 2016
    • Official Statistics
  12. Childcare providers and inspections as at 31 August 2016
    • Official Statistics
  13. Childcare providers and inspections as at 31 March 2016
    • Official Statistics
  14. Childcare providers and inspections as at 31 December 2015
    • Official Statistics
  15. Childcare providers and inspections as at 31 August 2015
    • Official Statistics
  16. Childcare inspections and outcomes as at 31 March 2015
    • Official Statistics
  17. Early years and childcare: registered providers inspections and outcomes July to August 2014
    • Official Statistics
  18. Early years and childcare inspections and outcomes September 2014 to December 2014
    • Official Statistics
  19. Early years and childcare: inspections and outcomes 2011 to 2014
    • Official Statistics
  20. Registered childcare providers and places in England: December 2008 onwards
    • Official Statistics

Transparency data

  1. Consented addresses for childminders and domestic childcare
    • Transparency data
  2. Childminder and home childcarer (nanny) applications
    • Transparency data

Freedom of Information (FOI) datasets

  1. FOI: early years dataset as at 31 March 2018
    • Statistical data set
  2. FOI: early years dataset as at 31 December 2017
    • Statistical data set
  3. FOI: early years dataset as at 31 August 2017
    • Statistical data set
  4. FOI: early years dataset as at 31 March 2017
    • FOI release
  5. FOI: early years dataset as at 31 December 2016
    • FOI release
  6. FOI: early years dataset as at 31 August 2016
    • FOI release
  7. FOI: early years dataset as at 31 March 2016
    • Statistical data set
  8. FOI: early years dataset as at 31 December 2015
    • Statistical data set
  9. FOI: early years dataset as at 31 August 2015
    • Statistical data set
  10. FOI: early years dataset as at 31 March 2015
    • Statistical data set
  11. FOI: Early years dataset as at 31 August 2014
    • Statistical data set
  12. Early years FOI request datasets: 2013 and 2014
    • FOI release

Research and analysis

  1. Early Years Register (EYR) joiners and leavers, with inspection judgements: October 2014 to September 2017
    • Research and analysis
  2. Ages and Stages Questionnaire (ASQ-3) analysis: October 2016 to March 2017
    • Research and analysis
  3. Early years and childcare inspections and outcomes: September 2008 to August 2012
    • Research and analysis
  4. Management information for early years inspection outcomes to 31 October 2015
    • Research and analysis
  5. Inspection outcomes of early years providers by staff qualifications
    • Research and analysis

Published 12 December 2014
Last updated 24 June 2020 + show all updates

  1. Added Childcare providers and inspections as at 31 March 2020.

  2. Added Childcare providers and inspections as at 31 December 2019 statistics.

  3. Added the Childcare providers and inspections as at 31 August 2019 release to the collection.

  4. Added childminder and home childcarer applications transparency data.

  5. Added Childcare providers and inspections as at 31 March 2019 official statistics.

  6. Added Childcare providers and inspections as at 31 December 2018 official statistics.

  7. Freedom of Information (FOI) datasets: Childcare on domestic premises and childminder address information has been fully redacted. Those who have consented to publication of address details will be included in the early years transparency data. Two files which contained address details have been removed.

  8. Added new ‘transparency data’ section with consented names and addresses for childminders and domestic childcare providers.

  9. Added Childcare providers and inspections as at 31 August 2018 official statistics.

  10. Updated with childcare providers and inspections as at 31 March 2018 and early years FOI dataset as at 31 March 2018.

  11. Updated with childcare providers and inspections as at 31 December 2017 and early years FOI dataset as at 31 August 2017.

  12. Updated with ‘FOI: early years dataset as at 31 August 2017’.

  13. Early years providers who left the EYR, with full EYR inspection judgements, 1 June 2016 to 31 September 2017 published.

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  14. Ages and Stages Questionnaire (ASQ-3) analysis from October 2016 to March 2017 published.

  15. Published early years and childcare inspections and outcomes information from 1 September 2008 to 31 August 2012.

  16. Childcare providers and inspections as at 31 March 2017 published. FOI: early years dataset as at 31 March 2017 published.

  17. FOI: early years dataset as at 31 December 2016 published.

  18. added childcare providers and inspections as at 31 December 2016 – Lorena.

  19. Published today: childcare providers and inspections as at 31 August 2016 and FOI: early years dataset as at 31 August 2016.

  20. Updated with ‘FOI: early years dataset as at 31 March 2016’.

  21. Added providers and inspections as at 31 March 2016 release.

  22. ‘FOI: early years dataset as at 31 December 2015’ added.

  23. Added official statistics: childcare providers and inspections as at 31 December 2015.

  24. Added management information for early years inspection outcomes to 31 October 2015.

  25. Published today: FOI: early years dataset as at 31 August 2015

  26. Collection updated with ‘Childcare providers and inspections as at 31 August 2015’.

  27. First published.

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