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Data Provider: Welsh Government CIW Services and Places for New Registrations by Setting Type and Year
Financial Year[Filtered]
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Setting 4
Click here to sortTotal No. of Newly Registered Services in year to 01 AprilClick here to sortTotal No. of Newly Registered Places in year to 01 April
[Collapse]Total - All Categories3386,172
Total - All Categories[Collapse] Total - Adult and Children Service123965
Total - Adult and Children Service[Expand]Residential Services65965
[Expand]Non-Residential Services58.The data item is not applicable
[Collapse]Total - Children's Day Care2155,207
Total - Children's Day Care[Expand]Childminders45375
[Expand]Creches.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable
[Expand]Full Day Care982,924
[Expand]Open Access Play Provision1100
[Expand]Out of School Care31990
[Expand]Sessional Day Care40818
[Expand]Children's Day Care - Not Known.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable



Total of all services by setting, by services, places, noncompliance and concerns, registrations and cancellations - annually

Last update

October 2022 October 2022

Next update

To be confirmed 2023

Publishing organisation

Welsh Government

Source 1

Registration and regulatory business system, Care and Social Services Inspectorate Wales

Contact email



Lowest level of geographical disaggregation

Local authorities

Geographical coverage


Languages covered

English and Welsh

Data licensing

You may use and re-use this data free of charge in any format or medium, under the terms of the Open Government License - see

General description

Summary statistics on the numbers of organisations and individuals regulated by CIW by local authority, by services, places, noncompliance and concerns - annually. This includes all registered and suspended services.

Data collection and calculation

Source: CIW registration and regulatory business system

Frequency of publication


Data reference periods

Annually: April - March

Users, uses and context

We believe the key users of information on regulated services in Wales (apart from CIW’s core use) are:
• Welsh Government Ministers
• Department for Health and Social Services
• Assembly Members and the Members’ Research Service in the National Assembly for Wales
• National Health Service
• The Office for National Statistics
• Local government unitary authorities (elected members and officials)
• Students, academics and universities,
• Other areas of the Welsh Government
• Other government departments
• Individual citizens and private companies.
Apart from CIW’s core use of the information these statistics are used in a variety of ways. Some examples of these include:
• Advice to Ministers
• Unitary authority comparisons and benchmarking
• To inform debate in the National Assembly for Wales and beyond
• To provide information to commissioners of care services

Rounding applied

No rounding has been applied.

Revisions information

Some of the data in this release may have been revised since its last publication in the Chief Inspector’s annual report.
However, as data is taken from an administrative system and gives a picture of activity recorded at a specific date, data will not be revised each quarter.

Statistical quality

Registration, de-registration and changes to registration occur throughout the year although in general the number of services registered at any one time is fairly consistent.



Services; Places; Noncompliance; Concerns; Registrations; Cancellations