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Statistics Publication Notice: Education and Training Series: Pre-School and Childcare Statistics 2010

Statistics on Pre-School and Childcare


Table 7: Premises used by main service type, management sector, area deprivation, urban/rural classification and whether centre provides pre-school education (excluding childminders), January 2010

Percentage using premises

Total number of centres operating

Own dedicated premises

School premises

Other

Unknown

Main Service

Nursery

41.0

50.3

7.1

1.6

2,450

Playgroup

13.8

19.0

65.5

1.7

420

Out of school club

10.2

60.6

25.2

4.0

719

Breakfast club

0.0

0.0

0.0

0.0

0

Creche

52.9

5.1

40.4

1.5

136

Children/ family centre

69.4

13.0

16.7

0.9

108

Sitter service

5.9

0.0

94.1

0.0

17

Holiday playscheme

13.4

53.7

22.4

10.4

67

No single main service

46.5

11.3

26.8

15.5

71

Unknown

0.0

0.0

0.0

100.0

68

Management Sector

Public

22.6

71.5

4.9

1.1

1,807

Private

60.7

15.3

15.3

8.8

1,073

Voluntary

22.7

30.5

42.6

4.2

1,173

Unknown

0.0

0.0

0.0

100.0

3

Area Deprivation

Most deprived

38.7

41.1

15.6

4.6

1,274

Intermediate

28.1

51.5

17.0

3.4

1,473

Least deprived

32.1

40.8

22.9

4.2

1,278

Unknown

25.8

35.5

32.3

6.5

31

Urban/rural classification

Urban

37.6

40.5

16.9

5.0

2,552

Small towns

28.2

45.2

23.5

3.1

515

Rural

22.1

56.1

19.7

2.1

958

Unknown

25.8

35.5

32.3

6.5

31

Pre-school education

Provides pre-school education

37.9

47.0

13.0

2.0

2,762

Does not provide pre-school education

21.4

39.8

30.3

8.5

1,294

SCOTLAND

32.7

44.7

18.5

4.1

4,056

Notes:

Public includes local authority, health board and other government funded centres.

Excludes centres who told us they were closed or not operating

Where childcare centres did not provide information, the previous year's information has been used, where available.

'Does not provide pre-school education' includes centres for whom it is not known whether pre-school education is provided

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