Pre-school Education and Childcare
Source: The Scottish Government
Description: This publication pulls together statistics on all aspects of childcare in Scotland.
Key Variables: Number of centres and childminders (including pre-school education), services offered, staff and children registered
Figures available by: Type of centre, management arrangements of centre, facilities provided, staff and vacancies, age of children registered, pre-school education children with English as an additional language, with Additional Support Needs and who have a Co-ordinated Support Plan, pre-school education staff and teachers, local authority area, urban/rural areas, level of deprivation.
Frequency of Publication: Annual
Note: From 2011, only pre-school education information is published by the Scottish Government.
Pre-school education data can be found at 'Pre-school Education'
Childcare workforce data is available at 'Social Work Services Workforce' (Scottish Social Services Council reports)
Childminder and daycare services data is available at the Care Inspectorate. Their 'Registered Childcare Services: Annual-Return Statistics' report for December 2010 will be published on 31 October 2011. Please note that this link is to an external website.
Year Published Web Address
Other areas of interest
Scottish Household Survey Analytical Topic Report 2006: Childcare Module
Pre-school Teachers in Scotland by Local Authority, September 2007