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

Statistics on Pre-School and Childcare


Table 2: Total number of childcare centres and childminders by main service type, management sector, area deprivation and urban/rural classification, January 2010

Childminder

Main service

Total childcare centres

TOTAL

Nursery

Playgroup

Out of school club

Breakfast club

Creche

Children/ family centre

Sitter service

Holiday play-scheme

No single main service

Unknown

Centre closed or not operating

Number

Management Sector

Public

0

1,509

17

128

0

48

67

0

22

11

5

15

1,822

1,822

Private

6,066

738

31

191

0

39

2

5

9

16

42

25

1,098

7,164

Voluntary

0

203

372

400

0

49

39

12

36

44

18

28

1,201

1,201

Unknown

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

3

1

4

4

Area Deprivation

Most deprived

1,268

748

55

220

0

79

76

8

33

29

26

27

1,301

2,569

Intermediate

2,220

962

153

245

0

30

20

5

15

22

21

23

1,496

3,716

Least deprived

2,578

726

208

248

0

27

10

3

17

19

20

18

1,296

3,874

Unknown

0

14

4

6

0

0

2

1

2

1

1

1

32

32

Urban/Rural Classification

Urban

3,703

1,504

175

511

0

109

87

11

49

55

51

47

2,599

6,302

Small towns

1,078

294

82

80

0

14

19

1

12

7

6

11

526

1,604

Rural

1,285

638

159

122

0

13

0

4

4

8

10

10

968

2,253

Unknown

0

14

4

6

0

0

2

1

2

1

1

1

32

32

SCOTLAND

6,066

2,450

420

719

0

136

108

17

67

71

68

69

4,125

10,191

Percentage

Management Sector

Public

0.0

61.6

4.0

17.8

0.0

35.3

62.0

0.0

32.8

15.5

7.4

21.7

44.2

17.9

Private

100.0

30.1

7.4

26.6

0.0

28.7

1.9

29.4

13.4

22.5

61.8

36.2

26.6

70.3

Voluntary

0.0

8.3

88.6

55.6

0.0

36.0

36.1

70.6

53.7

62.0

26.5

40.6

29.1

11.8

Unknown

0.0

0.0

0.0

0.0

0.0

0.0

0.0

0.0

0.0

0.0

4.4

1.4

0.1

0.0

Area Deprivation

Most deprived

20.9

30.5

13.1

30.6

0.0

58.1

70.4

47.1

49.3

40.8

38.2

39.1

31.5

25.2

Intermediate

36.6

39.3

36.4

34.1

0.0

22.1

18.5

29.4

22.4

31.0

30.9

33.3

36.3

36.5

Least deprived

42.5

29.6

49.5

34.5

0.0

19.9

9.3

17.6

25.4

26.8

29.4

26.1

31.4

38.0

Unknown

0.0

0.6

1.0

0.8

0.0

0.0

1.9

5.9

3.0

1.4

1.5

1.4

0.8

0.3

Urban/Rural Classification

Urban

61.0

61.4

41.7

71.1

0.0

80.1

80.6

64.7

73.1

77.5

75.0

68.1

63.0

61.8

Small towns

17.8

12.0

19.5

11.1

0.0

10.3

17.6

5.9

17.9

9.9

8.8

15.9

12.8

15.7

Rural

21.2

26.0

37.9

17.0

0.0

9.6

0.0

23.5

6.0

11.3

14.7

14.5

23.5

22.1

Unknown

0.0

0.6

1.0

0.8

0.0

0.0

1.9

5.9

3.0

1.4

1.5

1.4

0.8

0.3

SCOTLAND

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

0.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

Notes:

The number of childminders is the number registered with the Care Commission at January 2010, and includes inactive childminders (8 per cent of total in 2010).

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

The number of centres is the number registered with Care Commission when the census form mailing was being prepared (usually around November of the previous year). Each year some centres reply to the mailing to say that they were closed or not currently operating.

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

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